John Herbert

John Herbert has played rugby, poured pints and worked on doors in UK and Ireland. He stumbled upon a PhD in modern fiction at Birmingham University and has since graduated from New Writing South's Creative Writing Programme and Advanced Writers' Workshop. He was highly commended for the 2017 Brighton Prize for short fiction and is published in their print anthology in 2017 and 2018 as well as in The Forge Literary Magazine, Words for the Wild, DNA Magazine, Porridge and The Nottingham Review in 2018. He now teaches and writes in Brighton, UK and tweets @jherbertwriter.