Peter Wild is the author of The Passenger and the co-author of Before the Rain, a book of short stories also featuring Tom Fletcher and Mollie Baxter. He has edited several anthologies including The Flash, Perverted by Language: Fiction inspired by The Fall, The Empty Page: Fiction inspired by Sonic Youth (published in the US as Noise: Fiction inspired by Sonic Youth) and Paint a Vulgar Picture: Fiction inspired by The Smiths (published in the US as Please: Fiction inspired by The Smiths). He is the founder and proprietor of long-running book review site Bookmunch - which you can see at http://bookmunch.wordpress.com. He also writes occasionally for the likes of the Guardian and the Independent on Sunday. He lives in Manchester with his wife and three children.