Warren FitzGerald was born in 1973. Since graduating from Warwick University he has been a professional singer and worked with children and adults with disabilities. He has undertaken several voluntary projects overseas including building a health centre in Kibungo, Rwanda (the setting for The Go-Away Bird). He lives in London.
His debut novel The Go-Away Bird was first published in 2010. It won an Amazon Rising Stars Award in the same year and in 2011 was longlisted for The Authors’ Club Best First Book Award. It was also Waterstones’ Book of the Month in October 2011.