Dead Ink is a digital-only publisher of poetry, short fiction and review as ebooks and online. We take risks on challenging, anti-literary literary work by emerging writers and use digital platforms to develop their work in new ways. Some of our titles are also available in print, as part of our imprint with Valley Press called Ink Lines.
Nathan Connolly – Co-Director. Young author and publisher. In late 2009 he was one of the founders of The Night Light and acted as Partner and Editor there until 2013. He is currently Project Manager on The Assembled Presses, a cooperative facilitator of digital presses, putting together funding and partners. Based in Manchester he finances his literary life by working as Service and Projects Coordinator for The Big Issue in The North where he works with the homeless and vulnerably housed in the North of England. As a writer he finds himself involved in fiction, drama and criticism. As an Editor he is often found hiding beneath overly ambitious projects, missed deadlines and emails he has forgotten to respond to. He is available via email at Nathan[at]assembledpresses.com or on Twitter. Nathan Connolly is available for manuscript appraisals, talks and discussion, and digital conversion.
Wes Brown – Contributing Editor. Wes Brown is a 28 year old writer based in London. He is the Young Writer’s Co-ordinator at the National Association of Writers in Education and administrator at Magma Poetry. He was the founding editor of Cadaverine Magazine and has worked for the National Association of Literature Development, Borders Books and co-chaired the Society and Young Publishers in the North and Midlands. He is a book reviewer for Litro and has written for New Trespass, Route, Aesthetica, Poetcasting, Freedom in a Puritan Age, Culture Wars and his debut novel, Shark was republished by Valley Press. He is currently working on a novel called When Lights Are Bright inspired by the Shannon Mathews kidnap. He tweets @wesbrownwriter.
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