Robert Taylor’s original feature screenplay Muggers premiered at Cannes in 1999 and was nominated for the Australian Writers Guild’s Best Original screenplay award. A second original feature screenplay, Cliffy premiered on ABC TV (Australia) in 2013 to critical and popular acclaim and outstanding ratings.

He has optioned, sold, or been assigned a further twelve feature film scripts in the US, the UK and Australia to Oscar-nominated and Palme d’Or, Golden Lion and Golden Globe-winning producers. These include Stealing America (Prod: Michel Shane – I, Robot, Catch Me if You Can) and David Redman (Prod: Before the Rain) and All I Want  (Prod: Gareth Wiley – Match Point, Vicki, Christina, Barcelona).

He has taught screenwriting/creative writing at universities in the US, the UK and Australia.  He lives in Bath, Somerset with his wife, Juliet.

The Great Pockes is his second novel.

St Baarlam’s Day is his first novel.

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