Dennis M Lane was born in the monochrome days of the early sixties, deep in the industrial heartland of England. Coming of age during the Thatcher Years, the conflict that he experienced during the Steel Strike and the Teacher’s Strike played a great part in his political development.
In 1986 he travelled to rural Nigeria as a volunteer teacher and this lead to a long career working in international development, which continues to this day.
He has lived in seven countries across Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific, each country making its own impact upon him. He has finally settled in South Africa where he has now lived for eight years.
Dennis M Lane’s writing ranges from poetry, which covers a variety of themes from the personal to the political, and are written in a range of styles and forms; through short stories; to longer forms. His first poetry collection “8 Million Stories” was published in November 2010 and he is currently completing his first novel “Talatu”, a Young Adult Science Fiction tale, which draws on elements of his experience in Nigeria.
Outside of his writing Dennis paints, narrates for Librivox and StarShipSofa, cooks, plays the harmonica and spends far too much time watching football.
For more information on Dennis M Lane, samples of his writing, audio downloads etc. please go to http://www.dennislanebooks.com