Peter Newman lives in Somerset with his wife and son. Growing up in and around London, Peter studied Drama and Education at the Central School of Speech and Drama, going on to work as a secondary school drama teacher. He now works as a trainer and Firewalking Instructor. He sometimes pretends to be a butler for the Tea and Jeopardy podcast, which he co-writes.
His first novel, The Vagrant, was published by HarperVoyager in 2015 and was shortlisted for a British Fantasy Award. It also won the David Gemmell Morningstar Award in 2016. Its sequel, The Malice, was published in February 2016. The final book in the trilogy, The Seven, was published in April 2017.
His new novel, The Deathless, was published by HarperVoyager in June 2018.
Peter Newman is represented by Juliet Mushens at Caskie Mushens Ltd.