Daniel Bick has been a barman in a city centre pub for thirteen years. He started taking his writing seriously ten years ago when he was signed off work, and decided to do a short ‘start writing fiction’ course with the Open University. He is now weeks away from completing his MA Creative Writing with the Open University. Dan was longlisted for the Poetry Society’s National Competition 2018 and runner up in the Ambit Flash Fiction Competition 2016. Dan was born in Hemel Hempstead, and now lives out in the suburbs of Exeter.