Keith West was born and educated in Cambridgeshire but has worked in various parts of Britain. He now lives back in East Anglia and draws information for his books on the landscape and weather of his native county.
He has always enjoyed inventing imaginary worlds where alien creatures lurk and he has had over fifty books and plays published.
Keith taught English for thirty years. He has been head of English in two secondary schools and part-time English adviser for Pembrokeshire.
He is sometimes spotted walking with his wife Ruth across the flat fields of East Anglia.
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