B.A. Paris is a Franco-British writer of fiction, mainly in the psychological thriller subgenre. Her debut novel, Behind Closed Doors, was a New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller. It has been translated into 40 languages and has sold more than 3.5 million copies worldwide.
Louise Morrish is a Librarian whose debut novel won the 2019 Penguin Random House First Novel Competition. She finds inspiration for her stories in the real-life adventures of women in the past, whom history has forgotten. She lives in Hampshire with her family.
Martin Brown is an author and journalist whose articles on health and relationships have appeared in Redbook, Playboy, and Complete Woman magazines. Martin, a native of New York City, is a graduate of the New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He began his career as a community affairs writer with WCBS Radio
Libby spent several years working for a financial publishing house as a production assistant, sub-editor and in-house journalist. Having completed her M.A. in Critical and Creative Writing at Winchester University in 2017, she now writes regularly and has finished her second novel.
Joey Connolly grew up in Sheffield and now works in London as Director of Faber Academy. As a poet, he received an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors in 2012, and his first collection, Long Pass, was published by Carcanet in 2017. His second collection, The Recycling, is forthcoming from the same publisher [...]
A poem from Rishi Dastidar’s debut Ticker-tape was included in The Forward Book of Poetry 2018. A second book, Saffron Jack, was published in 2020, and he is editor of The Craft: A Guide to Making Poetry Happen in the 21st Century. His third collection, Neptune’s Projects, will be published by Nine Arches Press in [...]
Anastasia Taylor-Lind is a photojournalist, National Geographic Magazine photographer, a TED fellow and a 2016 Harvard Nieman fellow. Anastasia writes poems about contemporary conflicts and the experiences she cannot photograph. Her first collection One Language was published by Smith|Doorstop in 2022.
Sebastian Payne is the award-winning Whitehall Editor, columnist for the Financial Times and author of the acclaimed Broken Heartlands – The Times’ Political Book of the Year for 2021. Sebastian presents the Payne’s Politics podcast, which was shortlisted for News Podcast of the Year at the 2020 National Press Awards. The Fall of Boris Johnson [...]
Willow Woods is a fantasy and historical fiction author who currently lives in London. She has a close connection with Farnham and attended the local Sixth Form College. Passionate about history, Willow has completed postgraduate degrees in historical research and creative writing. A keen animal enthusiast, she fosters with the RSPCA and currently lives with [...]
Ian Williams is a former foreign correspondent for Channel 4 News and America's NBC News in Russia (1992–1995) and then Asia (1995–2016). He was based first in Moscow, and then Hong Kong, Bangkok and Beijing. He has travelled and worked extensively in China, and has also covered conflicts in the Balkans, the Middle East and [...]