Conor Farrington is a Cambridge-based novelist and freelance writer. Following more than ten years as a senior researcher and lecturer at the University of Cambridge, Conor now runs communications for a groundbreaking climate-tech company, SATAVIA.
In addition to a collection of short stories (A Countryman’s Creel, Merlin Unwin) and an academic book (Quantified Lives and Vital Data, Palgrave Macmillan), he has published features, essays and reviews in publications including The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The Political Quarterly, Science, and The Lancet. He has also written on classical music for publications including The Times Literary Supplement and Pianist magazine, and writes CD booklets for Chandos Records and King’s College Cambridge.
Writing as C J Farrington, Conor is the author of the Olga Pushkin mystery series, the first of which, Death on the Trans-Siberian Express, was published by Little, Brown’s Constable imprint in hardback, ebook and audiobook in November 2021. It was published in paperback in November 2002, along with the hardback of Book 2 in the series, Blood on the Siberian Snow. Book 3, Last Stop on the Murder Express, will be published in November 2023.