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 and self-published the satirical comedy Bad Teacher, based on his experience of teaching English to foreign students.
In 2015, he was awarded a Literature Wales Writers’ Research Bursary for his forthcoming Balkan Noir thriller See You in the Obituary. With the aid of Serbian publisher Aleksandar Šurbatović, 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 ESOL. He is currently in collaboration with Business students, who set up this website and he is at work on his new social media murder mystery Like, Love, Kill. He has two ex-wives and lives with his son.