Daniel James is a writer, journalist and magazine editor, living and working in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the UK. His debut novel - The Unauthorised Biography of Ezra Maas - will be published by Dead Ink Books in November 2017. Daniel is the founder and editor of The Bleed, an independent multidisciplinary arts magazine with contributors from New York and Japan. In 2016, he was a member of the Live Theatre Writers Group and completed his first full-length play. As a journalist, Daniel was a finalist for the Press Association UK Young News Writer of the Year, before going on to work as a senior reporter on a daily newspaper and feature writer for The Culture Magazine.