Steven O’Brien is a mythographer, poet and novelist. He is also the editor of The London Magazine, Britain’s oldest journal of literature and the arts. His latest book, Britannic Myths, is a collection of creative re-tellings of ancient British and Irish stories. The stories are accompanied by the paintings of Stuckist artist Joe Machine. Steven leads the Creative Writing PhD programme at the University of Portsmouth and he is a visiting fellow of Writing at University College Chichester.