Gaelan Wort was born in South Africa in 1999 and wrote his debut novel, The Nature of Predation,
when he was eighteen. A long time avid science-fiction and fantasy reader, Gaelan has also
cultivated an interest in philosophy and political debate - themes central to his fictional
Gaelan is a passionate guitarist with a deep love of classic rock. He has a background in stage
acting and has travelled to the United States where he performed Shakespeare in an Off-Broadway
Black Box Theatre. Later, he took up fencing, earning his senior and junior national colours to
compete in the junior world championships in France and Bulgaria. He draws on this martial
experience to lend combat sequences realistic depth.
Gaelan is now studying film arts at the Open Window Institution whilst kickboxing on the side.