The great Dom Lyne, spinner of masterful words, sounds, and imagery. 

— Dennis Cooper

He is a no-holds-barred ruthless investigator of the darkness in the psyche balanced by a compassion so deep I have only experienced a few who have even come close to such sensitivity to the human condition.

Truck Darling

[The Heart of Darkness] was one of the most deeply powerful and intelligent novels I’ve read in my life.

— D.C. Wood

Born in 1983 on Canvey Island, Essex.

Dominic Lyne is a contemporary British author. His work delves into the underbelly of human experience, tackling themes of drug use, dissociation, sexuality, and mental health struggles.

He holds a first-class honours degree in Contemporary Music Production from the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, where he honed his skills in performance (drums), music business, and music production. His passion for literature was explored academically through an Undergraduate Diploma in English Literature and Creative Writing from the Open University, where he focused on Children’s Literature. This blend of artistic and literary pursuits fuels his unique voice.

Dominic’s writing is often described as raw and unflinching, drawing inspiration from authors like Dennis Cooper, Bret Easton Ellis, and William S. Burroughs. His aim to challenge societal norms, and provoke conversations about the darker aspects of life and the complexities of the human condition.

A multifaceted artist, Dominic has produced work across many different mediums. His musical project The Red Devil Incident has released four albums, as well as provided music for usage on computer games (Nadeo‘s TrackMania Sunrise [PC, 2005] / THQ‘s MotoGP06 [xBox, 2006]) and independent films.

Dominic Lyne is an artistic voice that refuses to be ignored. Through his bold and unflinching work, he compels his audience to confront uncomfortable truths about themselves and the world around them.


Dennis Cooper
Bret Easton Ellis
William S. Burroughs