Danny started working as a sessional lecturer at CCCU in Creative and Professional Writing in 2010. He joined our staff on a permanent basis in September 2016. Danny is currently Level 4 Lead for our CPW students, module leader for Level 4 'Fiction, Drama and Poetry' and Level 5/6 modules 'The Novel' & 'Science-Fiction, Fantasy and Horror'. He lectures on our MA in Creative Writing and runs the 'Writing Comes Alive' programme.
Danny is mostly interested in Contemporary Fiction, American Literature, The Short Story & Horror Literature.
He is a member of The Society of Authors, The British Fantasy Society and The Horror Writers Association.
Research and knowledge exchange
MA Res 2018 - The Haunted Tales of L.T.C Rolt - A Contextual Analysis
Teaching and subject expertise
Fiction, Drama and Poetry (Level 4)
The Novel (Level 5/6)
Science-Fiction, Fantasy and Horror (Level 5/6)
Various roles on our MA in Creative Writing including mentor for our Fantasy, Science-Fiction and Horror specialist pathways
Recent public lectures (inc Interviews & Readings)
BBC World Service – Interview (April 2014)
BBC South East – Interview (April 2014)
BBC Radio Nottingham – Interview (April 2014)
Monocle Radio – (April 2014)
Hull Literature Festival 2014 – Author Event
Edinburgh Book Festival 2015 – Author Event
FantasyCon 2016 – Panel ‘Is the anti-hero the new hero in genre fiction?’
Hillsborough Voices Event, London 2017 - Panel
FantasyCon 2017 - Panel 'Writing Groups and Mentoring Writers'
StokerCon 2018, Providence, Rhode Island, USA - Anne Radcliffe Academic Conference Paper 'The Haunted Tales of LTC Rolt'
StokerCon 2018, Providence, Rhode Island, USA - Panel Chair 'Cross-Genre Writing'
Publications and research outputs
Fan – Arcadia Books, April 2014
Soldier Boy – Maia Press, February 2009
Asboville – Maia Press, October 2006 (A Waterstones Paperback of the Year 2006)
Recent Short Stories
The Stonemason - Black Static Magazine Issue 75
Border Country - Best New Horror (Ed. Stephen Jones) #29
Blackwater Rising - Cemetery Dance Magazine 76
Border Country - Black Static Magazine Issue 56
Tohoku - Black Static Magazine Issue 53
The Cleansing - Black Static Magazine Issue 45
Passchendaele - Black Static Magazine Issue 38
The Delf - Nightscript Issue 7
The Stonemason - Year's Best Dark Fantasy Vol 2 (Pyr Books)
HAG - Black Static Magazine Issue 80-81
The Haunted Tales of LTC Rolt - Horror Literature from Gothi to Post-Modern (McFarland)