Will Napier was born in West Virginia, USA, to an American father and a British mother. After having moved around other parts of the US and travelling abroad, He moved to the Kingdom of Fife in 1999 with his wife and two sons.
He is a graduate of the M.Litt degree in Creative Writing at Glasgow University and is currently a PhD student in the university’s Department of English Literature.
Will’s fiction has appeared in Nerve Magazine, The Sunday Herald Magazine, Confluence and The Knuckle End: An Anthology of Emerging Scottish Literary Talent.
His first novel, Summer of the Cicada, was published by Jonathan Cape in 2005. He is currently writing a collection of short stories and his second novel.