Agent : Victoria Hobbs
John Fairfax is a pseudonym for William Brodrick, who was born in Bolton, Lancashire in 1960. He studied philosophy, theology and law, worked with homeless people in London, and then became a barrister, joining a set of chambers in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
He is the author of six Father Anselm novels, with which he won the CWA Gold Dagger 2009, the Granice Crime Fiction Award 2012, and was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club. He is married with three children and lives in France.