Gavin James Bower BA (Hons) PhD FHEA was born and grew up in Lancashire. He graduated with a degree in History from the University of Sheffield, before modelling in Paris and later working as an editor and publisher in London.
The author of two novels (Dazed & Aroused and Made in Britain) and one nonfiction title (Claude Cahun: The Soldier with No Name) – for which he received a Society of Authors award – his journalism has featured in the Guardian, the Independent and Independent on Sunday, the Sunday Telegraph, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, and BBC Radio 5 Live. He joined EastEnders in 2014, writing five episodes. He now lives in Somerset and teaches Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.
Gavin enjoys working with writers of contemporary fiction, short story collections, crime/thrillers and creative non-fiction.