Araucaria has died. John Graham was the best crossword compiler of them all. His puzzles in The Guardian, particularly the Saturday specials, were an absolute delight, cunning and clever and witty and erudite.
Tom Conoboy is a short story writer living in Yorkshire. He has had over 100 stories published, either in print journals or on online webzines, and has won a number of short story competitions. He has recently successfully completed a PhD in American literature. If you wish to contact Tom you can reach him at tomconoboy [at]excite dot com.