About the Author


Cal has lived in Serbia, Japan, Mexico, Italy and the UK. He has met wanted criminals, dealt with visa scams and escaped NATO bombing. He’s had two crime novels published, self-published the satire Bad Teacher and his new Balkan Noir series is being published by Fahrenheit Press.
In 2015, he was awarded a Literature Wales Writers’ Research Bursary for his new thriller The Balkan Route. With the aid of a Serbian publisher, Cal interviewed a police inspector in Belgrade. This meeting revealed first-hand information about the Balkan drug route and corruption. Cal was assisted by a linguist with a bullet in her leg who provided insights into the Serbian underworld.
Cal has an MA in Screenwriting, teaches Creative Writing and is currently in collaboration with Business students, who set up this website. He has two ex-wives and lives with his son.