Simon Edge was born in Chester and read philosophy at Cambridge University.
He was editor of the pioneering London paper Capital Gay before becoming a gossip columnist on the Evening Standard and then a feature writer on the Daily Express, where he was also a theatre critic for many years.
He has an MA in Creative Writing from City University, London. His novel The Hopkins Conundrum, published in 2017, was longlisted for the Waverton Good Read Award. His second novel, The Hurtle of Hell, was published in 2018. He lives in Suffolk.
Read more about Simon and his work at www.simon-edge.com.