Simon Bartolo became popular as a writer with the Fiddien Trilogy which he co-wrote with Loranne Vella. Since then all his books have earned him national prizes. His plays have also enjoyed success, especially Jien Inħobb, Inti Tħobb and Ħabbilni Ħa Nirbaħ which inspired a feature film set to be released in 2018. He works as a translator and divides his time between Brussels and Malta. His passion is writing and you’ll rarely see him anywhere without a pencil and a notebook.