Artist, musician and writer Jeb Loy Nichols was born and raised in the American mid-west. At the age of seventeen he moved to New York; four years later he moved to London. He has had exhibitions of his artwork in London, Tokyo, Berlin and Cardiff.
He is also a singer-songwriter and has, over the past sixteen years, both as a member of Fellow Travellers and as a solo artist, released ten CDs. He now lives near Welshpool in mid Wales, where he continues to exhibit art, make music, tour, write and plant trees. The Untogether (Alcemi) is his first novel.