Jon Haylett

Author of 'The Cry of the Justice Bird' (2007) and 'Black Mongoose' (2009)

Jon was born in East Africa and after being educated in England travelled and worked in the Caribbean and north, central and southern Africa. He now lives in the Scottish Highlands with his wife and four children and takes an active part in community life.

He has been writing for eighteen years and has completed ten novels and forty short stories. He has won the 2003 Bridport International Short Story Prize and the 2005 Royal Society of Literature VS Pritchett Memorial Prize.

Website www.jonhaylett.co.uk