JOSH Silver grew up in the north and moved to London to train at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art when he was 17. In 2019 he retrained as a Mental Health Nurse, and during this time he began to write. Josh lives in Manchester with his boyfriend David and their dog Dodger. HappyHead is Josh’s debut YA novel and was published by Rock the Boat in March 2023. Josh is currently working on his second book, Dead Happy which will be a sequel to HappyHead and is slated for 2024.