Adam is the author of six highly acclaimed novels, which have been widely translated and adapted for BBC Radio 4. His latest, Blackheath, came out in Spring 2016 and has been described as 'sensual, involved, poetic, incorrect, and enthralling in its honesty.'
Adam holds a PhD and runs the successful MA in Creative Writing at Kingston University. He is married with three young children and lives in Greenwich, South East London.
His first novel for childrenBoy Underwater, was named Waterstones Book of the Month was shortlisted for the Carnegie Award. His second novel You Won't Believe This was published in June 2019.