Dave Pickering is a writer, musician and podcaster who lives in London. His podcast drama series Numbers was nominated for a Sony Radio Award in 2009. His weekly conversation podcast Getting Better Acquainted was nominated for a Radio Production Award in 2012. GBA was featured on Helen and Olly’s Required Listening on Radio 5 Live and was awarded a residency with In the Dark Radio in November 2012.
He hosts the Hackney branch of the true storytelling night Spark London at the Hackney Attic and is the creator, producer and host of variety night, Stand Up Tragedy (which was profiled last year in the Independent). He is also a producer and writer on the Cbeebies Radio show Ministry of Stories.
He has had short stories published in Fly in Amber and DemonMinds.
He uses twitter under the handle @goosefat101. As well as links to his many projects and observations about the world, he also tweets a daily very short story prompt (#vss) under the hashtag #ThePush.