Jez Lowe is a singer, writer and broadcaster, from County Durham in North East England. His writing is inspired by the rich folk traditions of his native area, both in song and more recently in fiction. He has released more than twenty albums of original music over the last thirty years, and has now published two novels. He is also a regular writer and broadcaster for BBC Radio, and performs in concert all over the world. His compositions have been recorded by over a hundred of his fellow artists.