Frank Brennan hails from the North West of England and he has graduated from the University of Wales. He was an actor and writer in a theatre group for schools and has taught English and Drama in secondary schools both in the UK and in Singapore. He has experienced editing books of short stories and plays. He has published original short stories and plays and written literature guide books for secondary students. Currently, he is working on a new collection of short stories. His interests include music, especially jazz and roots music, and history.

He is also the author of five collections of short stories in the Cambridge English Readers series: Three Tomorrows, Circle Games, Tales of the Supernatural, The Fruitcake Special and Windows of the Mind. He wrote a collection of stories based on a particular theme - such as 'discovery' in the Fruitcake collection so that he can present a variety of ways of looking at that theme. in the short story, The Fruitcake Special, there is a lot of light-hearted humour.

adapted and adopted from fruitcakeholidayvilla & Literature Digest