Will Wiles was born in India in 1978. He is a freelance journalist and has written about everything from Pot Noodles to jumbo jets. He once spent a week trying to find a Chihuahua skeleton.
He is the author of three literary novels, CARE OF WOODEN FLOORS (Fourth Estate, 2012), THE WAY INN (Fourth Estate, 2014), and PLUME (Fourth Estate, 2019). CARE OF WOODEN FLOORS was a Waterstones 11 pick and won a Betty Trask award.
He is also the author of fantasy novel THE LAST BLADE PRIEST, under the name W. P. Wiles, which was published by Angry Robot in July 2022. This won the 2023 Red Tentacle Kitschie Award.