Jeremy Page grew up on the North Norfolk coast. His first novel, Salt, (Penguin, 2007) was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for ‘Best First Book’ and the Jelf First Novel Award. His second novel, The Wake (Penguin, 2009), won the fiction prize at the East Anglian Book Awards, and was shortlisted for the New Angle Prize. The Collector of Lost Things (Little Brown, 2013) was longlisted for the Dublin Imac Prize. He is also a scriptwriter and script editor for various UK film and TV companies, a journalist, and has taught Creative Writing at the UEA as well as tutoring and mentoring for various universities and at the London Film School. He lives in London and is married with three children.