Stephen May is an award-winning novelist, playwright and TV writer. His first novel TAG (Cinnamon Press, 2008) was one of ten books longlisted for Welsh Book of the Year and went on to win the Media Wales Readers' Prize – an award voted for by the general public, as the best book on the list. His plays Back The World and Still Waiting for Everything have toured nationally, and he also wrote the best-selling how-to guide Teach Yourself Creative Writing (Hodder and Staughton, 2008). His second novel, Life! Death! Prizes!, will be published in 2011. Stephen was brought up in Bedford and now lives in West Yorkshire.