Ellen Horan

Ellen Horan was raised in Philadelphia and New York. After graduating from college&44; where she studied painting and history&44; she lived in France for a year while working as an au pair and studying studio art. She remained abroad for a second year and was offered a grant to live and paint in the South … Continued

Sophie Hannah

Sophie Hannah is an internationally bestselling crime fiction writer. Her crime novels have been translated into 34 languages and published in 51 countries. Her psychological thriller The Carrier won the Specsavers National Book Award for Crime Thriller of the Year in 2013. In 2014 and 2016&44; Sophie published The Monogram Murders and Closed Casket&44; the … Continued

Sarah J. Harris

Sarah J. Harris is an author and freelance education journalist who regularly writes for national newspapers. She became fascinated by synaesthesia and face blindness during her work as a journalist. THE COLOUR OF BEE LARKHAM’S MURDER is Sarah’s debut adult novel. She lives in London with her husband and two young children.

Michael Irwin

After teaching at the Catholic University of Lublin and the University of Lodz&44; both in Poland&44; at the University of Tokyo and at Smith College in the United States&44; Michael Irwin moved to the University of Kent&44; in Canterbury&44; where he became Professor of English&44; specialising in eighteenth and nineteenth-century literature. His published eighteenth-century work … Continued

Anna James

Anna James is a writer and journalist living in London. Anna was Book News Editor at The Bookseller magazine and was Literary Editor of Elle UK. Anna has also written for The Pool&44; The LA Times&44; The Financial Times and The Independent&44; as well as making bookish YouTube videos as A Case For Books. She … Continued

Balli Kaur Jaswal

Named Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelist 2014, Balli Kaur Jaswal is the author of EROTIC STORIES FOR PUNJABI WIDOWS. Born in Singapore and raised in Japan, Russia and the Philippines, she studied creative writing in the United States. She has received writing fellowships from the University of East Anglia and Nanyang Technological University. … Continued