• 16th April 2024

    Barbara Nadel

    Barbara Nadel was born and brought up in the East End of London. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, she initially trained as an actor,... more »

  • 15th March 2024

    Tara Sexton

    Nothing compares to the first page in a book that draws you in and makes you eagerly turn to the next. Tara has been chasing... more »

  • 11th March 2024

    Jonny Evans

    Jonny Evans is a freelance journalist and copywriter based in Devon. His writing has appeared in The Sunday Times, The Times, Raconteur, The Independent, and... more »

  • 23rd February 2024

    Anna Reading

    Anna Reading (known as Amza) writes about the three R’s – people who refuse, resist, and rejoice. Born in the Midlands, UK, a comprehensive school... more »

  • 5th February 2024

    Nicole Kobie

    Nicole Kobie is a London-based technology and science journalist. Her bylines appear in Wired, where she is a contributing editor, PC Pro, where she’s the futures editor,... more »

  • 5th February 2024

    Catherine Balaq

    Catherine Balaq is an award-winning writer and body psychotherapist, published in numerous anthologies and journals. Her work has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and... more »

  • 2nd February 2024

    Grace Newman

    Grace is a passionate romance author who loves nothing more than a spicy romance novel and a good espresso martini. With Grace, readers can expect... more »

  • 11th January 2024

    Briana J. Newstead

    Born and raised in the outer suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, Briana moved to London at the age of nineteen in search of bold experiences, rich... more »

  • 5th December 2023

    Rosie Archer

    Rosie Archer was born in Gosport where she still lives. She writes best- selling WW2 sagas set in Hampshire for her publisher, Quercus. Her love... more »

  • 28th November 2023

    Pam Weaver

    Pam trained as a Nursery Nurse working mainly in children’s Homes, private day nurseries and as a Hyde Park nanny. Her book Bath Times &... more »

  • 27th November 2023

    Mary Mackie

    Mary Mackie has been ‘scribbling’ since she was eight. Her work has been read around the world, in hardback, paperback, large print and in many... more »

  • 27th November 2023

    Sheila Norton

    Sheila Norton lives with her husband near Chelmsford in Essex, and part-time near Torquay in Devon. She has three married daughters and six grandchildren. Sheila... more »

  • 27th November 2023

    Kay Brellend

    Kay Brellend was born in north London and her first saga, based in the early twentieth century slums of Islington, was published in 2011 by... more »

  • 15th November 2023

    Patrick Gleeson

    Patrick Gleeson trained as a theatre techie, and spent several years moonlighting as a composer and sound designer for fringe theatre productions in London.  He... more »

  • 27th September 2023

    Jennifer Mullen

    Jennifer Mullen was born in the west of Ireland. She completed an MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University in 2018. She currently lives... more »

  • 25th September 2023

    Jarett Kobek

    Jarett Kobek is a Turkish-American writer living in California. His novel I HATE THE INTERNET was an international bestseller, translated into nine languages, and published... more »

  • 11th August 2023

    Shushma Malik

    Shushma Malik is a Roman historian who specializes in Roman imperial history and classical reception studies. She is currently Assistant Professor in Classics at the... more »

  • 10th August 2023

    John Woodhouse

    Winner of the Sunday Times Sports Book of the Year 2023 for Unforgettable, detailing the early onset dementia plight of England Rugby World Cup winning... more »

  • 2nd August 2023

    Piotr Cieplak

    Piotr Cieplak is an author, academic and award-winning filmmaker. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and was the recipient of the year-long Harper-Wood... more »

  • 27th July 2023

    Roger O’Reilly

    Roger O’Reilly is a multi-award winning author and artist who has worked as an illustrator and storyboard artist for advertisements, periodicals, and productions such as... more »

  • 14th July 2023

    Helen Lederer

    Helen Lederer was part of a group of early 1980s comedians, including Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, the late Rik Mayall, and Ben Elton who made... more »

  • 11th July 2023

    Wendy Allen

    Wendy Allen worked as Cabin Crew for 20 years before leaving in August 2020. She began writing poetry during lockdown. Her work has since appeared... more »

  • 7th July 2023

    Kit Chapman

    Dr Kit Chapman is an award-winning science journalist and adventurer. He holds a PhD in the history and philosophy of science from the University of... more »

  • 5th July 2023

    Pippa Taylor

    Pippa Taylor is the ‘weirdly proud’ creator of Craptics – the frustratingly addictive brainteasers that will keep you wanting more even though you’ll have no... more »

  • 4th July 2023

    Iain Sinclair

    Born in Wales, Iain Sinclair has lived in Hackney since 1968, working at a London project, moving between poetry, fiction, documentation and film. He has... more »

  • 31st May 2023

    Rose Diell

    Rose Diell was born and raised in London but her heritage stems from various places beyond the British Isles. A lover of language in all its forms,... more »

  • 24th May 2023

    Nicolai Eberholst

    Nicolai Eberholst is an historian and archivist based in Copenhagen, with a speciality in World War I, and has established a cult following on social... more »

  • 24th May 2023

    Alexandra Churchill

    Alexandra Churchill is a historian and presenter, with a special interest in the 20th century. She has appeared in numerous documentaries, including on the BBC,... more »

  • 14th March 2023

    Jehanne Wake

    Jehanne Wake is a biographer and historian. She grew up in the Middle East and holds an MA from the University of Oxford. She worked... more »

  • 14th March 2023

    Katie Wake

    Katie Wake is a partner and board director at Flint Global, a leading political advisory firm, based in London. She started out in journalism, writing... more »

  • 3rd March 2023

    Sam Ripley

    Sam Ripley is a debut author. His first novel THE RULE OF THREE will be released later this year, and is set to be the... more »

  • 21st February 2023

    Maurice J Casey

    Maurice J. Casey is a historian of modern Europe, specialising in radical politics and sexuality in early twentieth century Ireland. Maurice studied at Trinity College... more »

  • 24th January 2023

    Rebecca Abrams

    Rebecca is the author of seven published works of fiction and non-fiction. Her historical novel, Touching Distance (Picador, 2009) was shortlisted for the McKitterick Prize for Literature... more »

  • 23rd January 2023

    Kelly Frost

    Kelly Frost studied English Literature at UCL and worked in retail for a year before completing a Masters at Oxford University in 2022.  She works... more »

  • 9th January 2023

    Will Richard

    Will Richard is a writer and zoologist. He began in the farmyard at five, and thirteen years later studied zoology at the University of Oxford... more »

  • 6th January 2023

    Sarah J. Coleman

    Sarah creates pictures for Young Adult and middle-grade fiction, covering poetry, sci-fi, fantasy, adventure, mystery, biographies and factual books with a lifelong love of ghost... more »

  • 5th January 2023

    L.M. Chilton

    L.M. Chilton has been a journalist for 15 years, working for This Morning, The One Show, The Times, Loose Women, Cosmopolitan and The Mirror. A former self-proclaimed dateoholic, he has been on hundreds... more »

  • 5th January 2023

    H. F. Askwith

    H.F. Askwith is a British writer of dark fantastical fiction, and A Dark Inheritance is her first novel. She gained a Distinction in her Masters in Creative... more »

  • 4th January 2023

    Alanna Skuse

    Dr. Alanna Skuse is a lecturer in Renaissance literature, who specialises in writing about the body and medicine. She has written books on cancer in... more »

  • 1st December 2022

    Geoff Shreeves

    There are just a handful of people that have been ever-present for all three decades of Premier League football, but only one person who has... more »

  • 23rd November 2022

    Lisa Allen-Agostini

    Lisa Allen-Agostini is a writer, editor and stand-up comedian from Trinidad and Tobago. She is the author of the Women’s Prize-shortlisted domestic noir novel THE... more »

  • 14th November 2022

    Molly Tie

    Molly Tie is the pen name of Ann-Marie Tierney – a music journalist and writer from Portsmouth, UK. Molly is the UK Editor and features... more »

  • 5th October 2022

    Rhian Parry

    Rhian was inspired to write her first novel at 12 years old after winning her primary school’s Eisteddfod, and she’s not stopped writing since. After... more »

  • 21st September 2022

    Ben Pechey

    Ben is a writer, presenter, content creator, LGBTQIA Advocate, D&I consultant, and Author! They have worked with major brands such as Amazon Prime, Condé Nast,... more »

  • 26th July 2022

    Warren Dockter

    Dr. Warren Dockter is originally from East Tennesse and a graduate of the University of Tennessee. He gained his PhD at the University of Nottingham... more »

  • 6th July 2022

    Hannah Silva

    Hannah Silva is a Leverhulme early career research fellow at Queen Mary University of London. She holds a doctorate in Analysing Black British Poetry in... more »

  • 9th June 2022

    Kirk Field

    Armed with “two fingers and the truth”, Kirk Field’s critically acclaimed debut ‘Rave New World: Confessions of a Raving Reporter’ was hailed as a modern... more »

  • 10th May 2022

    Liquid History

    Founded by local Londoners to celebrate the quirkier side of London life & history. Liquid History is perfect for the culturally curious, their small group... more »

  • 6th May 2022

    Victoria Dowd

    Victoria is the award-winning author of the bestselling Smart Woman’s Mystery series. Her debut novel, The Smart Woman’s Guide to Murder, won The People’s Book... more »

  • 6th May 2022

    James Lucas (Estate)

    James Lucas was an acclaimed military historian who worked for many years at the Imperial War Museum. He is the author of numerous bestselling books... more »

  • 9th March 2022

    Lauren Ford

    Lauren has a background in film distribution, acquisitions and script development with a focus on romantic comedies. Lauren has also worked as a script reader... more »

  • 3rd February 2022

    Adam Beales

    Adam Beales, known as Adam B, is a YouTuber, actor, and television host from Derry, Northern Ireland. Not only hugely popular online, with his videos... more »

  • 3rd February 2022

    Steve Thompson

    Steve Thompson MBE is a former Rugby Union player and 2003 Rugby World Cup winner. Once England’s most capped hooker, Thompson has also played for... more »

  • 17th January 2022

    Jack Symes

    Jack Symes is a public philosopher and writer. He is currently a teacher and researcher at the University of Liverpool and previously Teacher of Philosophy... more »

  • 17th January 2022

    Alex Woolhouse

    Alex Woolhouse is a podcaster, radio presenter, voice over artist and ex-solicitor. Her work focusses on humanising the trans experience and includes presenting the Guardian... more »

  • 19th November 2021

    Jackie Ui Chionna

    Born in Dublin, Jackie Uí Chionna is an historian and writer who now lives in the west of Ireland, where she teaches History at the... more »

  • 18th November 2021

    Diana McCaulay

    Diana McCaulay is a Jamaican environmental activist and writer, a lifelong resident of the capital city of Kingston. She is the founder and former Chief... more »

  • 15th November 2021

    Andrew Gold

    Andrew is an investigative journalist and documentary maker fascinated by extreme beliefs and hidden worlds. He has exposed an abusive exorcist, embedded himself with a... more »

  • 10th September 2021

    Natasha Tidd

    Natasha Tidd is an historian and writer. The creator of pop-history website, F Yeah History, Natasha is passionate about highlighting history’s under-sung stories and making... more »

  • 17th May 2021

    Faima Bakar

    Faima is currently a freelance journalist who is working part-time as senior staff writer at not-for-profit Journo Resources, after three years as a lifestyle reporter... more »

  • 6th May 2021

    Rachael Smith

    Rachael Smith is a comics creator whose books include Wired Up Wrong, Stand In Your Power, The Rabbit, and Quarantine Comix. A lot of her work focuses on... more »

  • 30th April 2021

    Alan Moore

    Alan Moore is an acclaimed writer who has garnered countless awards for his works. As one of the most important innovators in storytelling since the early... more »

  • 30th April 2021

    Kohinoor Sahota

    Kohinoor is working on her first book Where are you really from?, which looks at race and intersectionality in modern Britain. Kohinoor has worked as a... more »

  • 29th April 2021

    Tom Wood

    Tom Wood is a full-time writer born in Burton-on-Trent who now lives in London. After a stint as freelance editor and film-maker, he completed his... more »

  • 28th April 2021

    Jeremy Williams

    Jeremy Williams is a writer and campaigner for environmental and social justice. He writes at The Earthbound Report (twice recognised as Britain’s leading green blog) and... more »

  • 20th April 2021

    S D Monaghan

    S. D. Monaghan is an Irish writer of psychological thrillers. After gaining an honours degree in psychology in Dublin, he moved to Toronto for three... more »

  • 14th April 2021

    Alan Robinson

    Alan studied animation at university and then worked in development at the BBC, creating children’s series such as ‘Space Pirates’, ‘Nuzzle and ‘Scratch’ and ‘Zingzillas’... more »

  • 13th April 2021

    Erin Murgatroyd

    Erin’s love of the mystery and wonder in the world led her to both working in and writing children’s books. As a Rights Manager at... more »

  • 1st February 2021

    Melissa Lee-Houghton

    Melissa Lee-Houghton is the author of poetry collections A Body Made of You, Beautiful Girls and Sunshine. She is also the author of Cumshot in... more »

  • 26th January 2021

    Laura Chamberlain

    Laura is a Norfolk based illustrator and graphic designer who completed her MA in Children’s book illustration at Cambridge School of Art in 2019. Growing... more »

  • 11th January 2021

    K.L. Kettle

    K.L. Kettle lives and works near London, having moved from her native Birmingham. Her YA debut The Boy I Am was a winning shortlist entry... more »

  • 4th January 2021

    David Veevers

    David Veevers is a historian at Bangor University, having previously taught at Queen Mary, University of London, and the University of Kent. He specialises in... more »

  • 16th December 2020

    Louise Soraya Black

    Louise has a British mother and Iranian father, and spent her childhood in Africa, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Iran and Indonesia. She has a first class honours... more »

  • 1st December 2020

    Jamie Carragher

    Jamie Carragher was born on 28 January 1978 and after making his way through Liverpool’s youth ranks, made his début for the first team aged... more »

  • 13th November 2020

    Henry Scowcroft

    Born into a family of scientists and medics, Henry Scowcroft is an experienced science writer, with a Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and a Master’s degree... more »

  • 12th November 2020

    Richard Owain Roberts

    Richard Owain Roberts was born and raised on Ynys Môn, the isle of Anglesey, and now lives in Cardiff. A native Welsh speaker, Richard read... more »

  • 22nd October 2020

    Alice Vernon

    Alice Vernon teaches Creative Writing at Aberystwyth University, Wales, where she also gained her PhD in 2018. Her main area of research is the history... more »

  • 6th October 2020

    Freya Berry

    Freya Berry worked as a journalist at Reuters, covering everything from corporate M&A to Brexit. After a stint in New York reporting on the 2016... more »

  • 1st October 2020

    Eugen O Chirovici

    Eugen O. Chirovici is an internationally best-selling author of Romanian-German-Hungarian descent, known mainly for his first novel in English, THE BOOK OF MIRRORS, which has... more »

  • 18th September 2020

    Lindiwe Maqhubela

    Originally from South Africa, Lindiwe grew up in London, UK. From a young age, Lindiwe was surrounded by creative people. She discovered a love of... more »

  • 19th August 2020

    Lee Farnsworth

    Lee’s childhood was spent on a dairy farm in Lincolnshire alongside a pet cow named Stupid. When Stupid’s grazing days were over, he headed to... more »

  • 19th August 2020

    Elias Jahshan

    Elias started his journalism career with News Corp Australia’s suburban community newspaper network in Sydney before, at 28 years of age, he was named Editor... more »

  • 15th June 2020

    Luci Adams

    Leaving LAMDA for Leeds and graduating with a first class degree in Maths, Luci spent her early career torn between creativity and logic until she... more »

  • 21st May 2020

    Natasha Holmes

    Natasha left her northern beginnings to study English at King’s College, London, graduating in 1994. After eleven years of London life, experimenting with many different... more »

  • 15th May 2020

    Authors on the Edge

    Authors on the Edge comprises nine award-winning and bestselling authors – Mary Jayne Baker, Sophie Claire, Jacqui Cooper, Helena Fairfax, Kate Field, Melinda Hammond, Marie... more »

  • 13th May 2020

    Fiona O’Brien

    Fiona O’Brien is a best selling author of women’s fiction. After a convent education and a spell at university she began her career as an... more »

  • 20th February 2020

    Marianne Eloise

    Marianne Eloise is a writer covering film, TV, digital culture, music and health. She previously worked for Dazed and Confused as a staff writer before... more »

  • 12th February 2020

    Lucie McKnight Hardy

    Lucie McKnight Hardy grew up in rural West Wales, the daughter of London immigrants. She grew up speaking Welsh and her education was through the... more »

  • 9th January 2020

    Mara Timon

    In her day job, Mara is a programme manager specialising in large-scale business transformation.  Work brought her to London from New York, but a love... more »

  • 14th October 2019

    Alex Pavesi

    Alex was born in Peterborough. He has worked as a researcher in mathematics, a bookseller and a software engineer. His debut novel, EIGHT DETECTIVES, was... more »

  • 8th October 2019

    R.G. Adams

    R.G. Adams is the pen name of a former social worker with thirty years of experience across all areas of social services. She lives in... more »

  • 11th September 2019

    Zoë Somerville

    Zoë  Somerville is originally from Norfolk, but has settled with her husband and children in the West Country. She works as an English teacher and... more »

  • 23rd August 2019

    John Bleasdale

    John Bleasdale was born in Ulverston, Cumbria. Having completed his PhD with the thesis ‘Shelley and Laughter’ at the University of Liverpool, John moved to north... more »

  • 7th August 2019

    Richard Mainwaring

    Richard Mainwaring is a composer, performer, music educator and TV presenter.  He has written music for TV (BBC, Channels 4 and 5, Discovery Channel and... more »

  • 24th June 2019

    Tessa Gibbs

    Tessa started her career in film and television as a receptionist at the now defunct film distribution company Enterprise Pictures before moving to Granada Film.... more »

  • 5th June 2019

    Akemi Tanaka (Estate)

    Akemi Solloway Tanaka is the daughter of an old samurai family and grew up immersed in the traditional arts and culture of Japan. Her name... more »

  • 9th May 2019

    Robin Cohen

    Robin Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Development Studies, University of Oxford.  He has held full-time teaching appointments at the Universities of Ibadan, Birmingham, Warwick and... more »

  • 27th February 2019

    Alice Bell

    Alice Bell is a writer, campaigner and researcher specialising in the history and politics of science and technology. She is a co-director at climate charity,... more »

  • 7th February 2019

    Vivianne Crowley

    She is globally renowned as a spiritual mentor and pan-religion expert and is the author of many bestselling books including Wicca, A Woman’s Guide to... more »

  • 29th January 2019

    Triona Holden

    Triona Holden has been a writer all her life. She spent more than twenty years working for BBC News as a national TV and radio... more »

  • 22nd January 2019

    Hiba Noor Khan

    Hiba’s academic background is in Engineering/Physics, having completed Postgraduate study at the University of Oxford in 2015. Since graduating she has worked in the Environmental Sector,... more »

  • 10th December 2018

    Ajay Chowdhury

    Ajay Chowdhury is the author of a much-loved series starting with THE WAITER, a detective novel set in London and Kolkata, the recipient of the... more »

  • 12th October 2018

    Anika Scott

    Anika Scott grew up in Michigan and has degrees in International Politics and Journalism. She began her career wanting to be a CIA agent. She... more »

  • 10th September 2018

    Alastair McIntosh

    Alastair McIntosh is a Scottish writer, broadcaster and activist on social, environmental and spiritual issues, raised on the Isle of Lewis. A Fellow of the... more »

  • 23rd August 2018

    Rebecca Elliott

    Rebecca Elliott is an award-winning writer and illustrator and the New York Times bestselling author of OWL DIARIES, soon to launch as an animated series... more »

  • 27th July 2018

    Michael Taylor

    Michael Taylor is an historian of colonial slavery, the British Empire and the British Isles. He graduated from Cambridge with a double first in history.... more »

  • 20th July 2018

    Sarah Gristwood

    After leaving Oxford, Sarah Gristwood began work as a journalist, writing at first about the theatre as well as general features on everything from gun... more »

  • 9th July 2018

    Elizabeth Lemarchand (Estate)

    Elizabeth Lemarchand was born in 1906. She became a teacher at The Godophin School in Salisbury. Her first book Death of an Old Girl was published in 1967.... more »

  • 19th June 2018

    Tara Costello

    Tara is a freelance writer and award-nominated influencer based in the UK. After running a number of successful blogs for many years, Tara has built... more »

  • 15th June 2018

    Elizabeth Norton

    Dr Elizabeth Norton is an historian, with particular interest in the Tudor period and the queens of England. She is the author of the critically... more »

  • 1st May 2018

    Lynne Reid Banks

    Lynne Reid Banks is a British author of books for children and adults. She has written forty-five books, including the best-selling children’s novel THE INDIAN... more »

  • 19th March 2018

    James Riley

    James Riley is Fellow of English Literature at Girton College, University of Cambridge. He writes on modern and contemporary literature, popular film and 1960s culture.... more »

  • 30th January 2018

    Tom Adams

    Tom Adams is an award winning television producer and author.  He was born in Yorkshire but now lives in Sevenoaks in Kent. As a television... more »

  • 23rd January 2018

    Amy Hoggart

    Amy Hoggart is a writer, actor and comedian who can currently be seen on the American late night satire show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS). Having... more »

  • 19th December 2017

    Richard Lamb (Estate)

    Richard Lamb (1911-1999) was a British historian, politician and BBC radio commentator and is considered one of Britain’s most respected military writers. MONTGOMERY IN EUROPE,... more »

  • 13th December 2017

    Matt Rendell

    ITV Tour de France commentator, annual host of ITV’s Tour de France podcast, columnist for Rouleur, contributor to the Observer, Financial Times, New Statesman, Soigneur, Mondiale, Cycling News and Procycling, Matt... more »

  • 13th October 2017

    Nicola Tallis

    Dr Nicola Tallis has a first class BA (Hons) in History from Bath Spa University, and an MA in Public History from Royal Holloway College,... more »

  • 13th October 2017

    Robin Dunbar

    Robin Dunbar grew up in East Africa, where he first became interested in animal behaviour and human evolution. He is Professor of Evolutionary Psychology at... more »

  • 19th July 2017

    Geeta Vara

    I am often asked how I got involved in Ayurveda and I guess I was involved before I even realised. A born and raised British... more »

  • 18th July 2017

    Alex Rowson

    Alex Rowson is a writer and award-winning TV producer who has worked on some of the most successful ancient history and archaeology programmes of recent... more »

  • 10th July 2017

    Amrit Birdi

    Amrit Birdi is a No.1 Times Best-Selling Comic Book Artist, most widely known for best known for illustrating Joe Sugg’s Username:Series (Hodder & Stoughton). He... more »

  • 7th June 2017

    Anne Piper (Estate)

    Anne Horatia Piper was born in Llandaff, South Wales in 1920. She was sent to Downe House Boarding School in 1932 before reading English Literature... more »

  • 7th June 2017

    Cyprian Ekwensi (Estate)

    Cyprian Ekwensi was a noted Nigerian author of over forty published books. Whilst his contemporaries focused on the past, Ekwensi engaged with the rapid urbanisation... more »

  • 25th May 2017

    JM Hewitt

    Jeanette Hewitt is the author of 8 Crime thrillers and has contributed to 2 crime fiction anthologies. Drawn to explore the darker side of human... more »

  • 12th May 2017

    Gordon Doherty

    Gordon is a Scottish writer, addicted to reading and writing historical fiction (but likes writing comedy and sci-fi too!) His love of history was first... more »

  • 5th April 2017

    Lauren Mackay

    Dr Lauren Mackay is an historian and author specializing in Early Modern diplomacy, and whose focus of study goes beyond familiar historical figures and events... more »

  • 8th March 2017

    Abi Curtis

    Abi Curtis is Professor of Creative Writing at York St John University. She is the author of two poetry collections, Unexpected Weather and The Glass Delusion (both published by... more »

  • 8th March 2017

    Hayley Hoskins

    Hayley writes contemporary YA and Middle Grade fiction and enjoys finding the funny in everything, especially the things that she shouldn’t. Long-listed for the Bath... more »

  • 7th March 2017

    Sophie Claire

    Sophie Claire writes emotional stories set in England and in sunny Provence, where she spent her summers as a child. She has a French mother... more »

  • 16th February 2017

    Ian Friel

    Dr Ian Friel is a maritime historian with an international reputation.  After a career in museums, including periods at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich and... more »

  • 13th February 2017

    Bryony Cousins

    Bryony grew up on the edge of the Lake District where she first discovered her love of drawing treasure maps and fat animals. ­ She... more »

  • 8th February 2017

    Emmanuel Jal

    Emmanuel Jal is a South Sudanese-Canadian musician, actor, former child soldier, and political activist. His autobiography, War Child: A Child Soldier’s Story, was published in... more »

  • 18th January 2017

    D F Jones (Estate)

    Dennis Feltham Jones was a celebrated science fiction writer who published under the name D F Jones. He was a Naval Commander in World War... more »

  • 20th September 2016

    Leila Segal

    Born in London, of Polish, Lithuanian and Romanian descent, Leila Segal trained as a barrister before going on to work as a legal editor and... more »

  • 20th September 2016

    Mahsuda Snaith

    Mahsuda Snaith was born in Luton and brought up on a Leicester council estate.  She is a writer of novels, short stories and plays, and... more »

  • 11th February 2016

    Rose Alexander/Alex Day

    Rose Alexander has had more careers than is probably strictly necessary, including TV producer / director making programmes for all the major broadcasters, freelance feature... more »

  • 8th February 2016

    Holan Liang

    Holan Liang studied Medicine and Experimental Psychology at Cambridge University and trained as a Child Psychiatrist at the famous Maudsley and Bethlem Hospitals. Holan has been... more »

  • 21st October 2015

    Titus Chalk

    Titus Chalk is a freelance writer currently based in Berlin. His itinerant life has led him from the UK to New Zealand and France and... more »

  • 29th September 2015

    Tom Clempson

    Tom Clempson has written and directed over a dozen short films and after seven years working as a Modelmaker in the Film & Television industry,... more »

  • 18th August 2015

    Emma Donnan

    Emma Donnan is a ghostwriter with a great range of books under her belt – from the autobiographies of celebrities in popular culture, to personal memoirs privately commissioned, and has... more »

  • 13th August 2015

    P.K. Lynch

    P.K. Lynch is an actor and writer. She began her professional life playing Lizzie in the film Trainspotting and has since worked internationally in stage,... more »

  • 7th July 2015

    Hugh Purcell

    Now a journalist and biographer, Hugh Purcell spent most of his career making documentaries for BBC Radio and TV, ending up as managing editor of... more »

  • 23rd June 2015

    William Thacker

    Author and scriptwriter William Thacker was born in London in 1986. His debut novel, CHARM OFFENSIVE, was published by Legend Press in 2014. As a screenwriter,... more »

  • 23rd June 2015

    Richard Joyce

    Richard Joyce lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and three children. His first book for children was published by Oxford University Press in 2016.

  • 27th March 2015

    Rebecca Rideal

    Rebecca Rideal is a historian, a bestselling author, award-winning producer, and the director of the history festival, HistFest. As a historian, she specializes in the... more »

  • 26th February 2015

    K.M. Ashman

    Kevin Ashman is the author of fifteen novels. He started writing in 2011 and immediately enjoyed significant success with his historical fiction books including the... more »

  • 12th January 2015

    Glyn Maxwell

    Glyn Maxwell is a poet, novelist, and playwright. He has published twelve collections of verse, including PLUTO, which was shortlisted for the Forward Prize, HIDE NOW, which was shortlisted... more »

  • 23rd October 2014

    Dave Windett

    Dave is a full time professional comic book artist and illustrator. His work is published around the world including Britain, the Americas, and throughout Europe.... more »

  • 23rd October 2014

    John Gatehouse

    John Gatehouse is the author of numerous comics and other books for children, some in collaboration with illustrator Dave Windett. The pair founded the imprint Little... more »

  • 17th October 2014

    Conrad Williams

    Conrad Williams is the author of seven novels. He has also written four novellas and over 100 short stories, some of which are collected in... more »

  • 16th October 2014

    Twop Twips

    For more than four years, the @TwopTwips twitter account has been spewing forth ridiculous yet ingenious gobbets of advice to its thousands of loyal followers,... more »

  • 16th October 2014

    Alex Pellew and Martin Amor

    Alex Pellew is a former marketing head at Nike. He leads projects for ?What If! Innovation, and coaches and launches digital start-ups. Martin Amor led... more »

  • 16th October 2014

    Jackie Bennett

    Jackie Bennett writes about gardens, wildlife and natural history. Her books include WILD ABOUT THE GARDEN (1998, Channel 4), THE WRITER’S GARDEN (Frances Lincoln, 2014)... more »

  • 30th September 2014

    Benjamin Gilmour

    Benjamin Gilmour is a writer and filmmaker, director of the films Son of a Lion (2008) and Paramedico (2012), author of the books WARRIOR POETS (Pier 9)... more »

  • 24th September 2014

    R.A. Dick (Estate)

    R.A. Dick was the pseudonym of Josephine Aimee Campbell Leslie, the author of the novel The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, which was made in a classic... more »

  • 19th September 2014

    Tom Kelly

    Tom Kelly is Irish and lives in Hereford with his wife and three daughters. He has had ten plays performed on BBC Radio, two TV... more »

  • 19th September 2014

    Eilís Dillon (Estate)

    Eilís Dillon was an Irish author of fifty books, including more than thirty books for children. Most of her children’s books are set in the west... more »

  • 19th September 2014

    Vivien Noakes (Estate)

    Vivien Noakes was an author and a scholar, best known as a leading authority on the ‘nonsense’ poet and artist Edward Lear. She was the author of... more »

  • 19th September 2014

    Colin Wilson (Estate)

    Colin Wilson was the author of over one hundred books of non-fiction and fiction, many of them about crime (in the context of an individual’s... more »

  • 19th September 2014

    Pamela Oldfield (Estate)

    Pamela Oldfield was a fantastically prolific and much loved author of over one hundred books of historical fiction, mystery sagas and books for children. She’s... more »

  • 19th September 2014

    Geraldine O’Neill

    Geraldine O’Neill grew up in Cleland, a small mining village in Lanarkshire, Scotland. Geraldine has ten published novels, including MUSIC FROM HOME and TARA FLYNN. She... more »

  • 19th September 2014

    Jaromir Málek

    Jaromir Málek is one of the world’s premier Egyptologists, and former keeper of records of the Griffith Institute in Oxford. As editor of the Topographical Bibliography of... more »

  • 19th September 2014

    John Lees

    John Lees is one of the UK’s best-known career strategists. He is author of a wide range of career and business books. HOW TO GET... more »

  • 19th September 2014

    Keith Laidler

    Keith Laidler earned his PhD raising a baby Orang-utan as a human infant, and trying to teach it to talk. He followed this with a... more »

  • 19th September 2014

    Paul Kriwaczek (Estate)

    Paul Kriwaczek, ‘a communicator with great presentational flair’ (Guardian), was a writer about ancient civilisations and a producer of educational television. He was the author of IN SEARCH... more »

  • 19th September 2014

    Douglas Hill (Estate)

    Douglas Hill was a Canadian science fiction author, editor and reviewer. He was literary editor of Tribune (1971-84) and an adviser on science fiction titles... more »

  • 19th September 2014

    D.J. Enright (Estate)

    Dennis Joseph “D.J.” Enright was a British poet, novelist, academic and critic. Enright called himself a “mendicant professor”, having studied and taught in Alexandria, Berlin... more »

  • 19th September 2014

    Margaret Mahy (Estate)

    Margaret Mahy is internationally acknowledged as one of the world’s most outstanding children’s writers. She is the author of more than two hundred books for... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Samson Kambalu

    Samson Kambalu is Associate Professor at the Ruskin School of Art and Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford. He was born in Malawi in 1975 and... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Tam Omond

    Tam Omond is an activist, author and cultural producer who uses disruptive actions and mass participation performances to transform public consciousness on environmental, queer and... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Jenny Blackhurst

    Jenny Blackhurst is the bestselling author of 8 thrillers, 5 published by Headline UK, 3 by Canelo, and a further new contemporary locked room series... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Tom Hickman (Estate)

    Tom Hickman is a full-time writer and journalist now living on the Sussex coast. His books include WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE WAR, AUNTIE?, the... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Mark Hanson

    Professor Mark Hanson is one of the UK’s leading researchers on developmental pathways to disease. He is current President of the International Society for the... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Annette Witheridge

    Annette Witheridge is a British author and ghost writer. She lives in New York.

  • 11th September 2014

    Philip Wilkinson

    Philip Wilkinson (born 1955) is the author of non-fiction books for children and adults. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He worked as an editor prior to becoming an author. He... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Emma Vieceli

    Whether writing or drawing them, Emma loves telling stories with pictures and believes that comics should be ‘For everyone, About anything, By anyone’. –> F.A.B... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Joyce Tyldesley

    Joyce Tyldesley was born in Bolton, Lancashire. She studied archaeology at Liverpool University (BA) and Oxford University (D.Phil). She is currently Professor of Egyptology at... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Andrew Taylor

    Andrew Taylor has been a freelance writer since 2004, but he has been working in newspapers, magazines, and television, in both Europe and the Middle... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Viren Swami

    Viren Swami is an evolutionary and social psychologist. He is the author of academic papers on, among other things, interpersonal attraction, gender roles and cross-cultural differences.... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Rosie Swale Pope

    Global adventurer Rosie Swale Pope is recognised as one of the world’s most courageous, gutsy women of her generation.  She is the only person in... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Colin Stuart

    Colin Stuart is a physics and space expert. A presenter at one of London’s major observatories, he has also written for the Guardian, European Space Agency... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Mary Jane Staples (Estate)

    Mary Jane Staples was born, bred and educated in Walworth, and is the author of many bestselling novels including the ever-popular cockney sagas featuring the... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Stewart Ross

    Born in Buckinghamshire and educated in Oxford, Berkhamstead and the West Country, Stewart taught at a variety of institutions in Britain, the USA, the Middle... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    W. Sydney Robinson

    W. Sydney Robinson is an award-winning author, broadcaster and journalist. After studying History at the University of Manchester from 2004 to 2007, he proceeded to... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    John Reppion

    John Reppion was born in Liverpool, England in 1978. His writing career began in 2003 when he collaborated with his wife Leah Moore on a proposal for... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Tim Rayment

    Tim Rayment is a writer for The Sunday Times. He has won many awards, including: Feature Writer of the Year, British Press Awards 2001,  Winner,... more »

  • 11th September 2014

    Suzanne Portnoy

    Suzanne is a London based erotic memoirist and the author of THE BUTCHER, THE BAKER, THE CANDLESTICK MAKER and THE NOT SO INVISIBLE WOMAN.  A... more »

  • 9th September 2014

    Paul Murdin

    Paul Murdin has worked as an astronomer in the USA, Australia, England, Scotland and Spain, where he led the operation of the Anglo-Dutch Isaac Newton... more »

  • 9th September 2014

    Alice Muir

    A Chartered Psychologist, as well as a trained teacher, author, and Life Coach, Alice has compiled and delivered a wide range of courses over the... more »

  • 9th September 2014

    Leah Moore

    Leah Moore is an English comic book writer. Her first ever attempt at comic book scripting was submitted anonymously to Scott Dunbier at Wildstorm in late 2002.... more »

  • 9th September 2014

    Joel Levy

    Joel Levy is a writer and journalist based in London, England. He is the author of more than a dozen books on science and history,... more »

  • 8th September 2014

    Will King

    Will King is the founder and CEO of King of Shaves a British toiletries company. Will is no ordinary entrepreneur. He has taken to the streets... more »

  • 8th September 2014

    Rian Hughes

    Rian Hughes is a British graphic designer, illustrator and comics artist, noted for his work on 2000AD, where he illustrated ROBO-HUNTER, TALES FROM BEYOND SCIENE, REALLY AND TRULY and DAN DARE, among... more »

  • 8th September 2014

    Anita Ganeri

    Award-winning author Anita Ganeri was born in India but grew up and went to school and university in England. She still retains a love of... more »

  • 8th September 2014

    Adrian Furnham

    Adrian Furnham was educated at the London School of Economics where he obtained a distinction in an MSc Econ., and at Oxford University where he... more »

  • 8th September 2014

    Martin Edwards

    Martin Edwards is an award-winning crime writer whose sixth and most recent LAKE DISTRICT MYSTERY, featuring DCI Hannah Scarlett and Daniel Kind, is THE FROZEN... more »

  • 8th September 2014

    Ian Edginton

    Ian Edginton is a British comic book writer, best known for his steampunk/alternate history work (often with the artist D’Israeli) and is the co-creator of SCARLET TRACES, a sequel... more »

  • 8th September 2014

    Windy Dryden

    Windy Dryden is one of the leading practitioners and trainers in the UK in the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) tradition of psychotherapy. He is best known... more »

  • 8th September 2014

    Guy Claxton

    Guy is Research Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning and Professor of the Learning Sciences, at the University of Winchester. He previously held the... more »

  • 8th September 2014

    Jack Challoner

    Jack studied physics, then went on to train as a science and maths teacher. After that, he worked at London’s Science Museum in the Education Unit. After leaving... more »

  • 8th September 2014

    Hayley Birch

    Hayley Birch is a science writer and editor with a sideline in quirky science projects. A former Editor at the Journal of Unlikely Sciences, she... more »

  • 8th September 2014

    Stephen Biesty

    Stephen Biesty is a British illustrator. He was born in Coventry and grew up in Leicestershire. In 1979 he joined Loughborough College of Art and Design where he did... more »

  • 8th September 2014

    Trevor Barnes

    Trevor Barnes is an award winning presenter of many BBC Television documentaries on the subject of religion, as well as BBC World Service news broadcasts, radio... more »

  • 8th September 2014

    Denis Kilcommons

    Denis is an author and journalist. He won the John Creasey Award from the Crime Writers’ Association of Great Britain for his first book, THE... more »

  • 4th September 2014

    Chris Naunton

    Dr Chris Naunton is an Egyptologist and the Director of the Egypt Exploration Society. In 2012 Chris presented the BBC documentary Flinders Petrie: The Man... more »

  • SusanBlackmore

    28th August 2014

    Susan Blackmore

    Sue Blackmore is a freelance writer, lecturer and broadcaster, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Plymouth. She has a degree in psychology and... more »

  • 5th August 2014

    Chris Paley

    Chris Paley is a Natural Sciences graduate from the University of Cambridge. He went on to work in the commercial sector, and then returned to... more »

  • 28th July 2014

    Andrew Blackman

    Andrew Blackman is a former Wall Street Journal staff writer, now concentrating on fiction. His latest novel A VIRTUAL LOVE (Legend, 2013) explores themes of... more »

  • 28th July 2014

    Mark Oldfield

    Mark is a writer and freelance criminologist with a long standing passion for Spain and all things Spanish. He was born in Sheffield but now... more »

  • 28th July 2014

    Chris Westwood

    Chris Westwood was born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, the son of a coal miner and a school teacher. His first published writing was for the... more »

  • 24th July 2014

    Elon Dann

    Elon Dann grew up in rural Lincolnshire, where his childhood was one of ‘sensational boredom and ordinariness set against eye-strainingly wide fields of barley on... more »

  • 10th July 2014

    Shane Spall

    Shane Spall is the author of 2 memoirs charting her journey around Britain on a barge with her husband Timothy Spall, and his recovery from... more »

  • 8th July 2014

    Rebecca Levene

    Rebecca Levene has been a writer and editor for twenty years, working in the games, publishing, TV and magazine industries. She has previously scripted a... more »

  • 4th July 2014

    Greg Jenner

    Greg Jenner is a British public historian, broadcaster, and author noted for using humour and pop culture to communicate the complexities of the past. He... more »

  • 4th July 2014

    Alex Marwood

    Alex Marwood spent a decade as a features writer and columnist for the UK press before turning to writing novels. She had four novels published under... more »

  • 4th July 2014

    Lee Rourke

    Lee Rourke is the author of the short story collection EVERYDAY, the novels THE CANAL (winner of the Guardian‘s Not The Booker Prize) and VULGAR THINGS... more »

  • 23rd June 2014

    Christopher Fowler (Estate)

    Christopher Fowler was born in Greenwich, London. He is the multi award-winning author of thirty novels and ten short story collections, and the author of... more »

  • 23rd June 2014

    Tim Hall

    Tim Hall previously worked as a news journalist for the Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph. Most recently, he spent almost two years in Bermuda running... more »

  • 20th June 2014

    Adam Hart-Davis

    Adam John Hart-Davis (born 4 July 1943) is an English polymath, comprising scientist,author, photographer, historian and broadcaster, well known in the UK for presenting the... more »

  • 11th June 2014

    Sue Armstrong

    Sue Armstrong is a science writer and broadcaster.  As a foreign correspondent based in Brussels and then South Africa, she worked for (amongst others) New Scientist magazine... more »

  • 11th June 2014

    Peter Gluckman

    Professor Peter Gluckman’s research focuses on what gives us a healthy start to life: understanding how a baby’s environment between conception and birth determines its... more »

  • 11th June 2014

    Paul Bahn

    Born and raised in Hull, Paul studied archaeology at the University of Cambridge, and did his Ph.D. thesis (1979) on the prehistory of the French... more »

  • 11th June 2014

    Jean and Gareth Adamson

    Jean and Gareth Adamson, creators of the famous TOPSY AND TIM series met whilst studying art and illustration at Goldsmiths College in the 1950s. Jean... more »

  • Andrew Jefford

    11th June 2014

    Andrew Jefford

    Andrew Jefford is an English journalist, radio presenter, poet, magazine editor, and as a wine writer, the author of various books and columns. Andrew writes and broadcasts about different places on earth,... more »