Stephen May grew up in Bedford and has written five novels including Life! Death! Prizes! which was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award and The Guardian Not The Booker Prize.
He has also been longlisted for Wales Book of the Year and won the Media Wales Reader’s Prize for his first novel TAG.
His most recent book is We Don’t Die of Love published by Sandstone Press in August 2019. He also written plays and for television, as well as creative writing textbooks.
Stephen May lives in West Yorkshire and works for Arts Council England developing and promoting arts and cultural projects in the North of England.