Simon Parkin is an award-winning writer and journalist from England. A sought-after video game pundit, Parkin has been a guest on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live and his criticism and journalism has featured in numerous high-profile publications, including the New Yorker, Guardian, and New Statesman.

Books in order of publication:

An Illustrated History of 151 Video Games: A Detailed Guide to the Most Important Games – 2012

Death by Video Game: Tales of Obsession from the Virtual Frontline – 2015

SEGA Dreamcast: Collected Works – 2019

A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Ingenious Young Women Whose Secret Board Game Helped Win World War II – 2020