Courttia Newland has published eight works of fiction. His short stories have appeared in many anthologies, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and included in Best of British Short Stories 2017. He has been awarded the Tayner Barbers Award for science fiction writing and the Roland Rees Bursary for playwriting. He was previously associate lecturer in creative writing at the University of Westminster and is completing a PhD in creative writing. As a screenwriter he has also written Impact, an original feature, and The Future Isn’t What It Used to Be, a science fiction short, which are currently in development with Film Four.