Richard Charlton was born and educated in Britain, where he studied Classics at Cambridge and Oxford Universities. After spells teaching in India and Malawi, he began working in London and, more recently, Nairobi. He writes in his spare time and is currently working on his first novel, The Mobanju Gymnasium. Other interests include playing the piano and French horn and amateur attempts at cricket, golf and racquet sports.
Assistant's name: Laura McNeill
Telephone number: 020 7344 1033