Nick Quantrill was born and raised in Hull, an isolated industrial city in East Yorkshire. His Private Investigator novels featuring Joe Geraghty, Broken Dreams, The Late Greats and The Crooked Beat are published by Fahrenheit Press. Nick is hard at work on a fourth Geraghty novel.
A prolific short story writer, Nick's work has appeared in Volumes Eight, Nine and Ten of The Mammoth Book of Best British Crimealongside the genre's most respected names. In 2011, Nick became the first person to hold the role of Writer in Residence at Hull Kingston Rovers, contributing sports-based fiction to the match day programme and assisting with the club's literacy programme. Nick has also worked as Writer in Residence with the National Railway Museum. His first story for children is included in the Toad Tales anthology published by Wrecking Ball.
With a growing reputation as an event chair, Nick has interviewed a series of writers on stage including Lee Child, Martina Cole, Val McDermid, Peter Robinson and Mark Billingham. Nick is also co-founder of Hull Noir, an official 2017 UK City of Culture event.
When not writing fiction, Nick interviews and writes for a variety of publications, including the 2017 UK City of Culture website and magazine. He lives in Hull with his wife, daughter, cat and the constant fear Hull City will let him down.
You can follow Nick on Twitter @NickQuantrill