Brian Kimberling is originally from Indiana, where he briefly worked as a professional bird watcher. He has since lived variously in the Czech Republic, Turkey and Mexico, and currently lives just outside Bath. Brian graduated the Bath Spa University Creative Writing MA in 2010, where Tessa Hadley was his primary tutor. He is the inaugural recipient of the Janklow & Nesbit Bath Spa Prize. He is the author of two novels: Snapper (2013) and Goulash (2019), both of which were published by Tinder Press.