Vybarr Cregan-Reid was born in Manchester and lives in London. He teaches at the University of Kent. His current book, 'Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us' looks at how our environment has changed our bodies, from our eyes and teeth down to our toes.
He has appeared on Sky, BBC Radios 3 and 4, as well as numerous others. He is currently making a series for the BBC World Service based on 'Primate Change'. His work has appeared in The Guardian, The Telegraph, the Washington Post, The Mail, BBC, the Literary Review, Countryfile and many other print and digital platforms.
His previous book, 'Footnotes: how running makes us human' is published by Ebury. His first book, 'Discovering Gilgamesh' tells the story of the impact of the first translation of the epic in the late nineteenth century. He likes dogs, Bakewell tart, coffee and Tolstoy, is less keen on wasps or Augustan poetry. @vybarr