Ryan Fitzpatrick was born in the Midlands, UK, in 1988. He completed his degree in Sign Language Interpreting in 2014 at the University of Wolverhampton, where he met his partner Heather Burton.
In the past, he has found employment as a skateboard coach, a diablo instructor, and a construction worker in Peru. He is currently employed in a grey office, and works on his stories between calls about insurance.
The Sarāya is his second published work.