Adam Lowe is a writer and publisher from Leeds, living in Manchester and working across the country and internationally. In 2009 he received four Lambda Award nominations, in both poetry and prose, and three British Fantasy Award nominations for works that he published. In 2008, his magazine, Polluto, was awarded the Spectrum Fantastic Art Silver Editorial Award. He appears in Best New Writing 2012 as a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award. He was selected by The National Lottery and Winning Words as the Yorkshire representative for 12 Poets for 2012, which saw him contribute to a poem for the Olympic Park alongside 11 other poets, each representing one of the UK regions.
He was one of the 2010 young writers in residence at the I Love West Leeds Arts Festival and in 2011 was writer in residence at Zion Arts Centre in Manchester. He has been an attached writer at West Yorkshire Playhouse and the Royal Exchange, and has had commissions from the BBC, Olympics 2012 and a variety of festivals. He also writes for Bent and works in the marketing department at Peepal Tree Press.
Adam is a graduate of Street Voices 2 and an active member of Young Inscribe. In the past he has been a part of Critters.org and Orson Scott Card's Hatrack River Writers' Workshop. Adam regularly delivers workshops and runs an annual mentoring and masterclass programme for new writers in the North who specialise in science fiction, fantasy, horror and cross-genre writing: the Dog Horn Masterclass Programme. Because of his work in the region, he is a Youth Ambassador for the Cultural Olympiad in Yorkshire.
He has appeared in Word Riot, Unlikely Stories, The Cadaverine, Chimeraworld 5, The Leeds Guide, WAMACK, Saucytooth's, Kaleidotrope and PoetCasting.co.uk, with work forthcoming in Ex Plus Ultra. Adam's academic writing has appeared at the University of Glasgow's eSharp and is forthcoming in the University of Texas' Queering the Fantastic.
In 2009 his debut novella, Troglodyte Rose, was released in limited edition hardback by Cadaverine Publications. An expanded novel-length paperback is due out the other side of the Mayan apocalypse.
Troglodyte Rose (forthcoming) (novel)
Monster (forthcoming) (novella)
Best New Writing 2012 (Hopewell Publications, 2011) (anthology)
Shiny Black Thing (Punk Ass Kids Productions, 2010) (anthology)
Troglodyte Rose (Cadaverine Publications, 2009) (novella)
lavenderblack (Fruit Bruise Press, 2009) (poetry)
Clutching at Seashells (Fruit Bruise Press, 2009) (poetry)
Borrowed Time (Fruit Bruise Press, 2009) (poetry)
Killing Bob Marley (Punk Ass Kids Productions, 2009) (anthology)
Chimeraworld 5 (Chimericana Books, 2008) (anthology)
MA Writing for Performance & Publication (University of Leeds)
BA English Language & Literature (Class I) (University of Leeds)
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