Graham Walker was born in Wigan and grew up in St.Helens in the North of England. He worked in the glass and aircraft industries before before becoming a computer salesman, a professional rugby player in Southern France, a District Officer and Magistrate in the Solomon Islands, an economics lecturer and an economic advisor to the the International Financing Institutions working in over 100 countries. He has Masters Degrees in Chinese Studies, Development Economics, Creative Writing and Screenwriting.

 

 

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He started writing seriously in 2008 and took Katy Darby’s Short Story Writing course followed by Hannah Robinson and Dictynna Hood’s Screenwriting Course at City University, London. He was awarded a Master of Arts in Creative Writing at Kingston University in 2010 and a Master of Fine Arts in 2011 specialising in screenwriting with the legendary Barrie Keeffe (The Long Good Friday/Sus) as his inspirational supervisor. He has published poetry and short stories, articles and books on African economies and has been shortlisted for numerous screenwriting awards in the UK and USA. He has also written a wide range of articles for the largest on-line travel company in the USA, Viator.