David Barnett is an author and award-winning journalist. He was born in Wigan in 1970 and has worked in regional newspapers since he was 19 years old. He is currently Assistant Editor (Content) at the Telegraph & Argus in Bradford, West Yorkshire, following a 23 year career in newspapers, predominantly as a writer/editorial manager for regional newspapers.

As of December 2011 he had signed up with Tor books in New York to write three novels in a steampunk/alternative Victorian series, in a deal brokered by his agent John Jarrold.

He is the author of  HINTERLAND (2005) and ANGELGLASS (2007 – described by the Guardian as “stunning”), both published by Immanion Press. Forthcoming in 2009 from Immanion is THE JANUS HOUSE AND OTHER TWO-FACED TALES, while Pendragon Press published popCULT! in June 2011. He is married to Claire, also an award-winning journalist, and they have two children, Charlie and Alice.