Alison Lock‘s short stories have been published in The Lampeter Review, Litro, Firewords Quarterly, The Copperfield Review, Junoesq, Lakeview International Literary Review, Flash Frontier, Sentinel Champions, All the Sins, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, and she is the author of the short story collection A Witness of Waxwings, Cultured Llama Press. Her stories have won prizes in The London Magazine Competition, The Sentinel Quarterly Review, and 3rd prize for the contest of The 14th International Conference on the Short Story in English at Shanghai. Her poetry is published in journals, anthologies and three collections. She has an M.A. in Literature Studies from York St John University.