Richard Dixon was born in 1966 in Grimsby and holds a PhD and degree in Mathematics and Computing from the University of Hull. Having spent many years in the field of Health Informatics he currently works in traffic-related software design. Although having had an interest in writing and horror in particular since school, it is only recently, after a number of competition successes, that Richard has added short-story writing to his range of hobbies which also includes cryptic crosswords and railways. Richard is currently helping to recreate a part of history as a director at the Yorkshire Wolds Railway in East Yorkshire.
Richard's short horror was shortlisted in our 2016 horror competition.