Topher Campbell is an award-winning theatre and filmmaker, performer and writer. He has written for a range of publications including Gay Times, Index on Censorship, and The Guardian on Black LGBTQ contemporary life and culture, as well as appearing as a commentator on broadcast arts and news programmes. His short stories and essays have been published in the anthologies For Colored Boys (Querelle Press) and Black and Gay in the UK (Team Angelica) as well as On Freedom (Oberon Books). He co-founded the rukus! Archive in 2005, the first archive in Europe dedicated to UK QTIPOC histories, and in 2017 was longlisted for the inaugural Spread the Word Life Writing Prize for his forthcoming memoir BATTYMAN.