Pete Jordi Wood is a writer and illustrator. He was born in Havering, East London, raised in Essex, and now Cornwall is his home. He is gay, has a disability, and lives in social housing with his cat, Pixel. Growing up as a young carer, he sometimes lived in the care of other families during periods that his single-parent was hospitalised. He often draws on themes relating to Care Leavers, Sexuality, Young Carers and Mental Health in his writing. He is represented as a screenwriter by United Agents and as an author by Peters, Fraser and Dunlop. He has recently completed a debut novel, "The After Wards". Pete was one of seven writers chosen to write a single drama / short film for Channel 4 as part of its "Coming Up" television series. His screenplay, "I Don't Care", was produced by Channel 4, starring Iwan Rheon and Paloma Faith. Pete has since been commissioned to write original pilots for BBC Three and E4. He was a recipient of The John Brabourne Award, which supports British screenwriters from low income households during periods of financial hardship. Pete spent time in the writers rooms for drama series including "Shameless" (Channel 4) and "EastEnders" (BBC One), writing an episode of the latter in 2014. Under commission to the BBC Writersroom, his radio play, "Lifted", transmitted on BBC Radio 3, starring Chelsee Healey. Attitude Magazine listed Pete as one of its "Inspirational Brits".
- Falmouth, Cornwall
- JoinedOctober 15, 2017