Daniel is an award-winning author from Yorkshire. He lives in a house built from the stones of a ruined castle with his wife, son, their bearded dragon and one-eyed cat!
Daniel is the author of Bea’s Witch: A ghostly coming-of-age story (Lodestone
Books, 2021) and The Firebird Chronicles series: Rise of the Shadow Stealers (2013), The Nemesis Charm (2016), and Through the Uncrossable Boundary (2018) (Our Street Books). He is the recipient of the
Taner Baybars award for original fiction in the field of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Magical Realism, awarded by the Society of Authors Authors’ Foundation.
Daniel has a Masters in Creative Writing and Drama in Education, graduating with
distinction and the Dean’s Prize for Academic Achievement at Masters level
(2019). He is currently undertaking a PhD at Leeds Beckett University exploring adoption through creative writing and is also part of the university’s Storymakers Company, a group of professional artists and educators seeking to develop creative, artistic, child centred learning opportunities for young people through story making in educational and community settings.
Daniel is a First Story Writer-in-Residence for secondary schools in Yorkshire, he
chaired the Leeds Big Bookend Festival from 2013-16 and is on the committee for the Society of Authors, Authors North.
Also a theatre director and playwright, Daniel is Artistic Director of Suitcase and Spectacles Children’s Theatre. Their last production was an adaptation of his first book.
Daniel has also overseen a number of community writing projects, including The Leeds Story Cycle (2014) and Stories from the Forests of Leeds (2015/6), both of which resulted in the publication of a book of short stories.
Daniel enjoys giving workshops and author talks at schools, libraries and festivals.
Daniel is interested in exploring philosophical and spiritual questions in fun and engaging ways that inspire children and adults to think and to wonder.danielingrambrown.wordpress.com/