Publisher, Editor & Author - Atkins provides ForbiddenFiction with the management skills, business acumen and publishing knowledge from over thirty years in the publishing industry. Atkins has Bachelor degrees in both Professional Writing and Anthropology and a Masters in Anthropology. Atkins has worked in a variety of roles including journalist, graphic designer, editor, managing editor and publisher. Atkins has both fiction novels and non-fiction books in print, as well over a hundred articles in newspapers, magazines, journals and online. Atkins has an extensive and varied experience editing – as managing editor of both local newspapers and an international trade magazine; as publisher and editor of a science fiction and fantasy magazine; and academic research articles as the editor of both anthologies and journals in sexuality studies.