Here to Stay


Geoff Brown – Geoff is an Australian writer raised in Melbourne’s gritty Western Suburbs.
He is a trained nurse, and holds a Cert. IV in Professional Writing and Editing, as well as a Dip. Arts (Professional Writing and Editing).
At graduation, Geoff was awarded ‘Vocational Student of the Year’ and ’2012 Student of the Year’ by his college.
He is currently studying for a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing and Publishing.

Geoff writes fiction across various genres, and is the author of short stories ‘Boneyard Smack’, ‘Bubba wants YOU’, ‘Insurrection’ (all available as free downloads from Legumeman Books), and ‘Santa Akbar!’ (published in Festive Fear: Global Edition, out through Tasmaniac Publications in Australia). He has a short story–’Autumn as Metaphor’–in the charity anthology Horror For Good (‘Autumn’ has now been reprinted three other times) and a short story–’Brand New Day’–in Midnight Echo #7, and has had numerous articles published in newspapers.

Geoff is the past president of the Australian Horror Writers Association (2011-2013), as well as the past director of the Australian Shadows Awards.  He is an editor and columnist for UK site This is Horror, and the guest editor for Midnight Echo #9.
His memoir, Hammered, was released in early 2012 by Legumeman Books and has been extensively reviewed.
He is the owner oCohesion Editing and Proofreading.

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Editing, artwork, layout, and proofreading will be performed by staff at Cohesion Editing and Proofreading.