My name is Simon Adepetun and I am a Creative Writer and Children Author.
Manchester born and bred, I recieved my education at Manley Park Primary and Wilbraham High School, Manchester.
I graduated from Ogun State University with a 2:1 in English Studies BA ( Hons). Not only did I became the first undergraduate to win the prestigious annual Kollaj short story competition 2 years in a row, I also won the Vice Chancellor's prize for the most creative graduating student.
I have written several short stories, plays and poems which have been entered into well known writing competitions such include channel 4, Bruntwood prize, Bridport, Mckitterick prize,Terry Prachett, BBC short story & Chester university prize.
My first children novel THE BEE HIVE was illustrated by my teenage daughter and published by Austin Macauley on 31st May 2016.
My second childrens' book is due to be published in 2018
I'm married with three young children and I work as a full time Sales Manager.