Novid Shaid is an English teacher and pastoral manager from the UK. He has worked for fourteen years in state secondary schools and he shares short stories and poetry on his website: www.novid.co.uk. His first published work is the supernatural thriller novel, "The Hidden Ones". Novid has worked as an A-Level English Literature examiner and has also given advice and consultancy to Muslim schools in London. For his BA in English Literature, he majored in Early Twentieth Century British Fiction and Nineteenth Century American Literature. For his PGCERT in English Studies he focussed on critical approaches to William Blake and a comparative study of Seamus Heaney and Eavan Boland.