Peter Newman lives in Somerset with his wife and son. Growing up in and around London, Peter studied Drama and Education at the Central School of Speech and Drama, going on to work as a secondary school drama teacher.
He sometimes pretends to be a butler for the Tea and Jeopardy podcast, which he co-writes, and which has been shortlisted for a Hugo Award.
His first book, The Vagrant, was shortlisted for a British Fantasy Award, and won the David Gemmell Morningstar Award in 2016.
He has also written for Fantasy MMO Albion Online.
Find me on Twitter: @runpetewrite
And on Instagram: runpetewrite
Represented by Juliet Mushens.
The following things were said by other people about me. They have all been true at some point:
He’s a real gent!
He raises procrastination to an art form.
He plays his cards close to his chest.
In his eyes was the mischief of the world, he bound trouble with well woven emptiness, and with almost nothing before or behind him made an iron reputation (and a good one!) in the wide world.
He’s a good pupil. I don’t think he should take art for GCSE.
He’s like a giant puppy.
[He's a] magnificent bastard!
He is quite lengthy.
Not the one that did Tygra in Thundercats. The other Peter Newman
The Novel Whisperer
[He's a] random cove