Fat Roland is a short fiction writer, blogger and performer based in Manchester, UK.

He was first noticed when Fat Roland On Electronica won two Manchester Blog Awards. A commendation in the Manchester Fiction Prize followed, along with a commendation in the Blog North Awards for photo-fiction site Didn'tsbury.

Fat Roland is one fifth of the Flashtag writing collective. etitions. In 2011, he co-edited, typeset and illustrated the Flashtag anthology Quickies: Short Stories For Adults.

He has two self-published anthologies, both of which are lovely and both of which are on this here site.