David M. Barnett
David M. Barnett is an author and journalist based in West Yorkshire. After a career working for regional newspapers he embarked upon a freelance career writing features for most of the UK national press. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed Gideon Smith series of Victorian fantasies, published by Tor Books, and teaches journalism part-timechildren, Charlie and Alice. at Leeds Trinity University. David was born in Wigan, Lancashire, in 1970 and is married to Claire, also a journalist.