Peter J Merrigan was born in Derry, Northern Ireland. He was first published at the age of 17 in the Simon and Schuster anthology CHILDREN OF THE TROUBLES, edited by Laurel Holliday. His first novel was THE CAMEL TRAIL.
Following a Bachelor's in Writing & English from London, Peter spent nineteen years in England where he worked in marketing and advertising. He returned to his native Ireland in 2016 where he now writes historical Celtic fiction.
He lives with his fiancé, and an extremely neurotic border collie that they rescued in Autumn 2020.