Tajinder Singh Hayer was born and raised in Bradford. He is a scriptwriter and has worked with Freedom Studios, Ragged Edge Production, the BBC (Radio 3 and 4) and the Asian Network. He currently lectures in Creative Writing at Lancaster University where his research clusters around writing for the stage, radio, film and television. He is interested in British Asian subject matter and the genres of sci-fi, fantasy and horror (with a particular interest in the post-apocalyptic subgenre). Much of his work is informed by living in Bradford, a city which still haunts his writing.