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 Hugo and Alfie Award winning Tea and Jeopardy podcast, which he co-writes.
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 Wildcards and Fantasy MMO Albion Online.