Paul Dowswell is a prize-winning author. His best-known work is Ausländer, which takes as its central theme the bizarre world of Nazi racial science. The Financial Times declared that it ‘ranks among the very best of wartime historical fiction’. The novel won the Hamelin Associazione Culturale Book Prize and the Trinity Schools Book Award. Eight of Paul’s other historical novels have won or been shortlisted for the Historical Association book awards. Aliens is his first adult non-fiction book.
He is a visiting professor at Manchester Metropolitan University and a frequent visitor to schools across the UK.