Neil Root was born in London in 1971. He writes true crime, literary criticism and fiction. He has also contributed to television documentaries and appeared at literary festivals.


His book Frenzy! has been optioned by Mammoth Screen and his short story sequence Tall Stories is in development with the veteran award-winning producer Kees Kasander at Cinatura, to be directed by the award-winning Garrick Hamm.


Neil Root is currently working on a new book project to be announced shortly and writing news and feature articles.


He lives in London.