William Fiennes is a British author educated at the Dragon School in Oxford, Eton College, and Oxford University, where he received both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Fiennes spent two years as Fellow in the Creative Arts at Wolfson College, Oxford. Since 2007, he has been Writer-in-Residence at the American School in London, and at Cranford Community College, Hounslow. He is the Director and co-founder of the charity First Story, which promotes writing in challenging schools in Great Britain. He currently lives in Oxford.