Damien G Walter is a writer of weird and speculative fiction. His stories have been published in genre and literary publications including Electric Velocipede, Murky Depths, Serendipity, The Drabblecast, Pulp.net and Transmission and also broadcast on BBC Radio. In 2005 he was shortlisted for the Douglas Coupland short fiction contest, and more recently won a grant from Arts Council England to work on his first novel. He writes and reviews for The Guardian and IO9 among other venues. He attended the 2008 Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy workshop at UC San Diego.