Poet and author. Qualified to write fiction, Ian D Smith holds an MA in Creative Writing, Goldsmiths University of London, with a story sale at Big Pulp. His short story credits include The Smoking Poet, Ink Sweat and Tears, Rainy City Stories, The Front View and many others.
Early Years: Stockport.
Education: MA Creative Writing, Goldsmiths, University of London. Peel moat school, Stockport tech, Sheffield poly, BSc Civil Engineering.
A couple of years in engineering before retraining in technical writing.
I like Cornish beer, roaring fires, cosy pubs, good conversation and watching a good game of football at the touchline where I can hear the stuff.
Favourite places: Banjul, New York and Sicily. Devon and Cornwall, especially Tavistock, Padstow, Zennor and St Ives.