About Roger Ley Roger Ley was born and educated in London, and spent some of his formative years in Saudi Arabia. Having completed his initial pilot training and gained an engineering degree, he somewhat optimistically applied to NASA for astronaut training but, unfortunately, was not selected. He worked as an engineer in the oilfields of North Africa and in the North Sea for some years before starting a career in higher education. His writing has appeared in publications including The Guardian, The Oldie and Best of British. His speculative fiction has been podcast, broadcast and appeared internationally on numerous websites. He has published four works of speculative fiction and a collection of autobiographical stories.He lives in East Anglia.