Peter Kalu is a poet, fiction writer and playwright. He cut his teeth as a member of Manchester UK’s Moss Side Write black writers workshop and has had eight novels, two film scripts and three theatre plays produced to date.  He is a final year AHRC-funded PhD researcher at Lancaster University, UK.

He has a first degree in Law and further qualifications in coding. For many years he ran a  carnival band called Moko Jumbi (Ghosts of the Gods) which took to the streets at Manchester Caribbean Carnival  on three feet high stilts. He continues to practice tightrope walking and hat juggling.