Kevin Sullivan was a journalist in Asia for more than a decade. He reported Tiananmen Square for the Glasgow Herald and wrote for the Guardian from Japan. In 1993 he was seriously injured in a land-mine explosion in Central Bosnia. Subsequently, he worked as a correspondent, columnist, speechwriter and spokesperson.
Since 2006 he has been a full-time writer, completing In the Company of Phantoms, a thriller set in New York, Sleeping with Heroes, set in besieged Sarajevo, My Father’s Revolutionary Shoes, an adventure story set in Scotland, America and Asia during World War One, The Games, set against the backdrop of the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, The Figure in the Photograph, set in Glasgow in 1901, Trouble in the Tropics, set in Singapore in 1982, The Field at Friedland, set in East Prussia in 1904, and Out of the West, set in Greece and Scotland in the 1940s and published by Armida Books.
He is married to Sarajevan writer Marija Fekete-Sullivan. They have one daughter.