I am Ivan Wainewright. I live in Kent (England) with my partner, Sarah and our neurotic rescue Staffie, Remi. Before moving to Kent, I lived in North London, Leeds and Singapore.
In April 2022, I won the 2022 Selfies Book Awards for fiction for my second novel, The Other Times of Caroline Tangent. The awards recognise the best independently published books, and are judged not just on the quality of the writing, but also on the success of the author’s PR and marketing campaign, sales success and overall production values, including cover design.
An avid music fan all my life, I’ve enjoyed gigs from being packed in at The Marquee in Wardour Street to many muddy festivals. When not writing, I can be found watching (and occasionally) playing football, running, listening to music from Chumbawamba to Led Zeppelin, arguing over politics and trying to cook. I have been an independent IT consultant for many years, working solely with charities and not-for-profit organisations.
I’m currently writing a new novel, which will be slightly different to my last one…