Adam Byfield grew up in a small Yorkshire mill town without a mill during the 80’s and 90’s before escaping to Leeds to study at university. After graduating with a masters degree in Physics & Astrophysics he started work with Leeds City Council and currently manages a team within their Refugee & Asylum Service. Adam is the Chair of Amnesty International in Leeds and a keen writer of non-fiction for various independent and underground publications. His collection of short stories Nine Stop Trip is available from

His story ‘Reading Into’ features in Ideas Above Our Station.