Lyn G. Farrell is the winner of the 2015 Luke Bitmead Burary and The Wacky Man is her debut novel. Lyn grew up in Lancashire where she would have gone to school if life had been different. She spent most of her teenage years reading anything she could get her hands on. She studied Psychology at the University of Leeds and now works in the School of Education at Leeds Beckett University.
Lyn is currently working on her second novel, studying creative writing with the University of East Anglia and experimenting with flash fiction.