Jeffery, Dave


Mentor of the Year, 2022

BIO: Dave Jeffery is the author of 18 novels, two collections, and numerous short stories. His Necropolis Rising series and yeti adventure Frostbite have both featured on the Amazon #1 bestseller list. His YA work features the critically acclaimed Beatrice Beecham supernatural mystery and A Quiet Apocalypse series. His screenwriting credits include award-winning short films ASCENSION and DERELICT.

Dave is a former registered mental health professional who specialized in the field of mental health nursing and risk management. His novel Finding Jericho is based on his experiences working with service users who have experienced stigma and social exclusion due to their mental illness. Dave is a member of the Society of Authors and British Fantasy Society, and is both a mentor and the co-chair of the Wellness Committee for the HWA. An avid reader and book reviewer, he resides in Worcestershire, UK.