Wes Brown is currently writing a diptych of work exploring masculinity, authenticity, fact and fiction. Breaking Kayfabe is an autofiction about his time as a professional wrestler and Kayfabe is a volume of inter-related mythic short fictions based on pro wrestling folklore.
Wes is the founding editor of The Cadaverine and Dead Ink Publications. He has been the chair of the Society of Young Publishers in the North and Midlands and editorial assistant at Magma Poetry. He worked as the young writer’s co-ordinator at the National Association of Writers in Education and was visiting lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of East London.
His poetry, short fiction and reviews have appeared in numerous journals including Litro, Poetcasting, Aesthetica, Ink Magazine, and Route Compendium. He was awarded a Masters Degree in Creative Writing from Birkbeck College and is now a full-time English Teacher based in Kent.