My Life as a Writer
Neil Root was born in 1971 in London. He graduated from the University of Manchester with an MA in Novel-Writing. His specialism is true crime, but he also writes fiction, and hopes to publish some in the future. His fifth true cime non-fiction book comes out with Mainstream(Random House) in spring 2013. He is a member of the Crime Writers Association (CWA).
Neil Root also writes feature articles, and his work has appeared in the BBC News Magazine, the Sunday Mirror, and the Daily Star Sunday, and his work has been reviewed in newspapers, magazines and websites. A long article about Frenzy! appeared in the Irish Times in July 2011, and Neil Root gave radio interviews about the book to LBC and BBC Wales.
His girlfiend is called Tracy and she has an eight year-old daughter called Shana. Neil Root lives in London.