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New Ghost Stories IV

Richard Smyth

Richard Smyth
Richard Smyth

Richard Smyth's first novel, Wild Ink, was published in 2014 by Dead Ink Books. His prize-winning short fiction has appeared in The Stinging Fly, The Stockholm Review, Litro, Riptide, Firewords and two anthologies from Arachne Press; as a journalist and critic, he has written for the TLS, New Scientist, New Humanist, BBC Wildlife and many more. He lives in West Yorkshire. In 2021 he was shortlisted for the BBC's National Short Story Award.

He is represented as a novelist by Peter Buckman at the Amersand Agency.

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