Danny Rhodes grew up in Grantham, Lincolnshire before moving to Kent in 1994 to attend University in Canterbury. He has lived in the Cathedral city ever since. His debut novel, Asboville was published by Maia Press in October 2006. Well received by critics it was selected as a Waterstones Booksellers Paperback of the Year. It has been adapted for BBC Films by the dramatist Nick Leather. Rhodes' second novel Soldier Boy was published in February 2009. FAN, a novel grounded in his experience as a Nottingham Forest supporter at the Hillsborough disaster of April 15th 1989, is his latest novel and was released to mark the 25th Anniversary of Britain's worst sporting disaster. He continues to write short stories in a variety of genres. His work has appeared in Black Static, Cemetery Dance, Stephen Jones' Best New Horror and The Year's Best Dark Fantasy and Horror from Pyr Books. In 2021 his tale 'Toadstone' was shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award.