Ken Dawson was born in Leeds, England, moving to Lytham St. Annes at the age of eleven. After studying Art & Design and Graphic Design at college, he attended the University of Central Lancashire, gaining a degree in Animation. Often painting and drawing many fantasy characters and locations, he began accompany them with short storylines, eventually building up entire worlds and universes which ultimately led to the idea of writing novels.
Since then, illustrating and writing have become his main passions, yet he continues to work as a graphic designer at Creative Covers. His artwork can be found at Phoenix Designs, and his main site is at http://www.kennydreadful.com/