Rhidian is an award-winning novelist and screenwriter. His first novel The Testimony of Taliesen Jones was published by Flamingo and won the Somerset Maugham, a Betty Trask and the Author’s Club first novel award. His second novel Jesus and the Ad Man was also published by Flamingo. Rhidian has a number of screen credits to his name and he is a frequent contibutor to the Today programme’s Thought for the Day. Rhidian’s third novel The Aftermath sold to Viking in an eight publisher auction. The book was published in May 2013. Translation rights have sold in over 20 territories and the film goes into production on January 9th 2017 with Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgard and Jason Clarke in the leading roles, and James Kent (‘Testament of Youth’) directing.