Duncan Barrett is a writer and editor. He grew up in London and studied English at Jesus College, Cambridge. He is the co-author of Star Trek: The Human Frontier with his mother Michèle, whose research into shell-shocked survivors of the First World War introduced him to Ronald Skirth's story. He recently edited Vitali Vitaliev's Passport to Enclavia and was Assistant Editor of Bobby Baker: Redeeming Features of Daily Life. He also works as an actor and theatre director.