Born in Middlesbrough, UK, Chris grew up in various locations in the UK, Germany and South Africa.
He writes short stories and children’s stories, sometimes illustrated by Jenny Fionda, his sister.
Chris’ favourite authors include Graham Greene, Shusaku Endo, Raymond Carver, Kuniko Mukoda, Ha Jin, Eric Carle and John Ryan (of Captain Pugwash fame).
Chris lives in Japan with his wife and daughter. His hobbies include writing poor haiku in Japanese and playing darts badly, but not at the same time!