Guest post: Introducing mental health anthology Out of the Darkness by Dan Coxon
Risingshadow has the honour of featuring a guest by Dan Coxon.
Dan Coxon has been shortlisted for the Shirley Jackson Awards, the British Fantasy Awards and the Bath Short Story Award, and has won a Saboteur Award. His writing has appeared in The Guardian, Salon, Unthology, The Lonely Crowd, Black Static, Popshot, Open Pen, Unsung Stories, Neon, Gutter,Wales Arts Reviewand The Portland Review,among others. He compiled and edited This Dreaming Isle, shortlisted for the Shirley Jackson Awards and the British Fantasy Awards, and Being Dad, a collection of short stories about fatherhood that won Best Anthology at the Saboteur Awards. He currently edits and publishes The Shadow Booth, the international journal of weird and eerie fiction.
His work has been read at live events on both sides of the Atlantic, including appearances at LitCrawl London and LitCrawl Seattle, as well as performances at Liars' League events in London, Hong Kong and Portland. In an unlikely - and terrifying - plot twist, he has also chaired panels at FantasyCon and SCARdiff, the now-deceased Cardiff horror convention.
Dan is a member of The Society of Authors, the Horror Writers' Association, the British Fantasy Society and the Society for Editors and Proofreaders. He runs a freelance editorial and proofreading service at Momus Editorial, and is happy to take on private clients as well as established publishers. Find him on Twitter @DanCoxonAuthor.