Born in 1961, in Reading, England, Francis H Powell attended Art School, receiving a degree in painting and an MA in printmaking. In 1995, Francis moved to Austria, teaching English as a foreign language while pursuing his varied artistic interests, including music and writing. He currently lives in Moret sur Loing, France writing both prose and poetry.
Francis has published short stories in the magazine, “Rat Mort” and other works on the Internet site “Multi-dimensions.” He has had three books published and has also compiled a book of short stories, poems and illustrations, featuring other writers and poets. The book is called “Together Behind Four Walls” and is a book of lockdown stories and poems. The books has raised money for Marie Curie nurses. He has also had poems published in anthologies, for both adults and children and has done poetry reading for Paris Lit up as well as other events.
The Fish King and the Two Wise Ghosts is a children’s picture book, published through Blossom Spring Publishing.