Alan Parry is a poet, playwright and poetry editor from Merseyside, England. He is an English Literature graduate and English teacher. Alan enjoys gritty realism, open ends, miniature schnauzers and 60s girl groups. He has previously had work published by Dream Noir, Streetcake, Porridge, Black Bough Poems and others. He cites Alan Bennett, Jack Kerouac and James Joyce as inspiration.