Nik Perring is a short story writer, author, editor, and teacher of writing from the UK.
His stories have been published in many fine places both in the UK and abroad, in print and online. They’ve been used on High School distance learning courses in the US, printed on fliers, and recorded for radio. Nik is the author of the children’s book, I Met a Roman Last Night, What Did You Do? (EPS, 2006); the short story collection, Not So Perfect (Roastbooks 2010); and he’s the co-author of Freaks! (The Friday Project/HarperCollins, 2012).
Beautiful Words (Roastbooks) is out now, with Beautiful Trees, and Beautiful Shapes to follow.
Nik’s highly acclaimed debut short story collection ‘Not So Perfect’ was published by Roast Books in 2010 and has received countless plaudits, including making the long list of the 2011 Edgehill Prize.
“Playful, subversive, poetic and smart, Nik Perring’s stories are gems. Every one of them.” - 3:AM Magazine
“Smart, funny, and very very beautiful, Nik Perring shows us twenty-six new ways to fall in love.” — Robert Shearman.