As a writer:

Fiction: Chris Smith graduated from an MA in Creative Writing at The University of Manchester. Chris has been published in UK and American journals, including Tindal Street Press’ Roads Ahead (ed. Catherine O’Flynn), The Manchester Review, Mid-American Review, and Nashville Review. He was a finalist in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers, short-listed for The Scott Prize, and nominated for a Pushcart Prize 2012.

Non-fiction: non-fiction publications.

Since Charlie Hadn’t Come: Since Charlie Hadn’t Come was first published in Roads Ahead (ed. Catherine O’Flynn) by Tindal Street Press and later republished in Litro. You can read the story and see Jess Watson’s graphic interpretation of the story. is an exploration into animal nature, human nurture, and social media. Read the thoughts and reflections of David Hubert-Holmes as he spends eight days being a sheep in the Lake District.