Author Julian Gough was born in England in 1966, grew up in Ireland, and now lives in Berlin. He sang in the punk band Toasted Heretic, which had a top ten hit in Ireland in 1991 about not kissing Sinead O’Connor. He is the author of Jude: Level 1, the prologue to which won the 2007 BBC Short Story Prize. His poetry collection Free Sex Chocolate: Poems and Songs was published in 2010. He tweets here.