Tim Leach is a writer of historical fiction, specialising in the ancient world, unreliable source texts, and the crossover points between myth and history.
His first novel, The Last King of Lydia, was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize in 2013. A sequel, The King and the Slave,followed in 2014, and his latest book, Smile of the Wolf, is published in Summer 2018.
He is a graduate of the Warwick Writing Programme, where he now teaches fiction as an Assistant Professor. Originally from Essex, he now lives in Sheffield, and is a keen fell runner and rock climber in my spare time.