Barry is the author of The Bleeding Room, Nests, The Hollows, the Everything Theory series and many more titles. He has had more than 50 short stories and poems published in print and online. He was the winner of the 2012 Amazon contest "Write a Dead Man Novel" contest and has has his work translated into other languages. He has had short fiction included in publications as diverse as a Norton anthology and a collection of short stories thematically based on The Wizard of Oz. He has a BA in Professional Writing and, aside from his own work, works as a ghostwriter.