Tade Thompson’s roots are in Western Nigeria and South London. His short stories have been published in small press, webzines and anthologies. Most recently, his story “Notes from Gethsemane” appeared in the Afro SF Anthology, and “Shadow” appeared in The Apex Book of World SF 2. He lives and works in South England and is old enough to remember watching Captain Scarlet on TV. He works under a unified influence field comprised of books, music, theater, comics, art, movies, gourmet coffee, and amala. He has been known to haunt coffee shops, jazz bars, bookshops, and libraries. He is an occasional visual artist and tortures his family with his attempts to play the guitar.