Benjamin Wood was born in 1981 and grew up in Merseyside. He is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at King’s College London.
His first novel, THE BELLWETHER REVIVALS, was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award and the Commonwealth Book Prize, and won France’s Prix du Roman Fnac.
His second novel, THE ECLIPTIC, was shortlisted for the Encore Award and was a finalist for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award.
His third novel, A STATION ON THE PATH TO SOMEWHERE BETTER, was shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award and the European Union Prize for Literature.
His newest work, THE YOUNG ACCOMPLICE, is published by Penguin Viking in June 2022.
He lives in Surrey with his wife and sons.