Alex Preston is the award-winning author of three novels: This Bleeding City, The Revelations and In Love and War. His work has been translated into twelve languages and his latest novel featured on Radio 4's Book at Bedtime.
He teaches Creative Writing at the University of Kent and Guardian Masterclasses. He is Contributing Editor of Town & Country Magazine and writes for Harper's Bazaar and Guardian Long Reads as well as monthly fiction reviews for The Observer. He appears regularly on BBC television and radio.