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Peter Alexander Haining was a British journalist, author and anthologist who lived and worked in Suffolk. Born in Enfield, Middlesex, he began his career as a reporter in Essex and then moved to London where he worked on a trade magazine before joining the publishing house of New English Library. Haining achieved the position of Editorial Director before becoming a full time writer in the early Seventies.
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