Pete Howells was born in the North East of England. He attended Bretton Hall College where he studied Art and Drama. His first degree was from Leeds University, his MA from Brighton. Pete has taught English, Art and Drama to a variety of students. He spent 4 years as a singer songwriter touring with various bands before returning to teaching.

His main interests remain Literature, Music and the Visual Arts. Pete is fascinated by the world experienced inside the mind and the effect the internal understanding has on our actions.

“Those deemed, ‘mentally ill’, ‘behaviourally disturbed’ or ‘psychologically damaged’ provide a backdrop to his work. He doesn’t claim to provide answers but he does attempt to ask the right questions through his characters.”