Michael Lynch studied literature at Ruskin College Oxford before doing his degree in film and literature at the University of Warwick.
He also completed his MA at Warwick. He then spent three years working at the BBC where he won several screenwriting competitions and worked with BBC drama. This included Doctors, Holby City and Casualty as well as radio drama.
Mike left the BBC in 2005 to commence full-time teaching at Southampton Solent. He also teaches film and TV history at the Open University.
Following a brief hiatus from writing to devote time to full time teaching, he is currently developing several new writing projects.