David Bishop is programme leader for Creative Writing at Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland. The author of twenty published novels and an award-winning screenwriter, he helped found the innovative MA Creative Writing programme at Edinburgh Napier in 2009. David is a member of the Society of Authors and the Crime Writers' Association. He is a trustee of the Cymera Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Writing, which launches in June 2019. He was awarded a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship by Creative Scotland in 2017. In his copious spare time David is completing a PhD in Creative Writing at Lancaster University in England.