Kieran Devaney was born in Birmingham in 1983. He has worked as a library assistant and an academic support worker for students with disabilities. He has also worked for many years as an agency worker and has direct experience of recruitment consultants. Kieran now lives in Brighton where he works freelance and is writing his second novel, about a dog of infinite size.
He is researching British experimental writers of the 1960s and 1970s, with a special interest in the work of Alan Burns on whom he is preparing a critical work.