Kevin Maher was born and brought up in Dublin, moving to London in 1994 to begin a career in journalism. He wrote for The Guardian, The Observer and Time Out and was film editor of The Face until 2002.
He has been a feature writer, critic and columnist with The Times for the past seven years. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and three children.
The Fields is Kevin's first novel and was shortlisted for the 2014 Authors' Club Best First Novel Award. His second novel, Last Night on Earth, was published in April 2015.