Luke Tredget is an aid worker and writer based in London. He works for the Red Cross, and his journalism has featured in The Guardian. His novel, Elation, was shortlisted for the Luke Bitmead Bursary in 2013. He completed the Creative Writing MA at Birkbeck in 2015, and his novel Kismet was published by Faber & Faber (UK) and Little, Brown (US) in 2018. He lives in London with his family.