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Miriam Gamble

Northern Irish poet; miniaturist; likes to see things skew

Una

Not funny

Sarah Moss

Reading, writing, talking, running, cooking: I miss hills and sea

Kerry Hudson

Scottish, queer, working class novelist. Loves to perform, travel, teach

Sarah Howe

British-Chinese poet, academic and editor, born in Hong Kong

Liz Berry

Award-winning Midlands poet enchanted by voices, stories and dialect

Kit de Waal

I'm a writer, reader, giggler and baker of mixed heritage

Ros Barber

Emotionally lucid novelist of speculative pasts and futures

Karrie Fransman

Comic creator/graphic novelist who loves experimenting with visual storytelling 

Hannah Berry

Mover. Shaker. Comic book maker

Courttia Newland

Out of the box, inner city, stylistically diverse, musically influenced 

Thomas Morris

Short story writer; Wales Book of the Year; editor

Christie Watson

Bookish, political, average dancer. Teach, write, drink too much coffee.

Tiffany Murray

Borderland writer. Welsh and Scottish. Travel to write. Rocknroll.

Jenni Fagan

Curious, dedicated, strange, brilliant, complicated, engaged, chatty, funny, loyal, true

Rhian Edwards

Welsh poet & single mum, twitcher & horror film nut

Karen McCarthy Woolf

Poet, editor, critic, urban nature, collaboration and translation, diversity advocate

Jan Carson

Belfast based novelist and short story writer. Magic realist

Andrew Michael Hurley

In love with the landscapes of the North

Stephen Collins

Cartoonist, born 1980. Permanently stuck down a creative rabbit hole

Benjamin Myers

Lone wolf of the north stalking the fictional hinterlands

Laura Dockrill

baby. granny. annoying. optimistic. potato-eating. writing. drawing. talking. colourful.

Raymond Antrobus

Widely published poet & spoken word educator. Exploring deafness, identity & emotional literacy

Hollie McNish

I like writing poetry a lot. And I like being alive

Sandeep Parmar

Writer, Critic, interested in issues of migration, race, avant garde literary traditions

Richard Beard

Curious, experimental, mashed-up

Paul McVeigh

Northern Irish writer of plays, comedy, short stories and novel

Janice Galloway

Work alone and/or collaborate (painters, sculptors, libretti - all comers)

Max Porter

Tall, pale, bookish, sleepy, poorly-postured, European, sentimental

Horatio Clare

Father, author, teacher, travel writer, university lecturer, walker, farmer 

Christopher Brookmyre

Permanently excited by the possibility of being wrong about everything

Tessa Hadley

Novelist and short story writer

Joanna Walsh

Fictionist, autofictionist, essayist, journalist, experimentalist

Kayo Chingonyi

Lyric poet with a passion for music

Gavin Francis

Writer and doctor exploring geographical, anatomical and cultural landscapes

Patrick McGuinness

Interested in what things look like when we're not looking

Jo Mazelis

Art school dropout, writer, photographer and lover of Welsh mountains

Frances Hardinge

Writes dark, bizarre, fantastical books for children and young adults

Kathleen Jamie

Scottish poet and non-fiction writer with interests in language, culture and nature

Isabel Greenberg

Illustrator, writer, comics, graphic novels

Malika Booker

Poet, Playwright, lecturer, Creative Writing tutor/ Mentor, Engaging reader, Charismatic

Sarah Perry

Novelist; academic (the Gothic, creative writing); critic (The Guardian, Financial Times); essays (BBC, Guardian, Slightly Foxed)

Jenn Ashworth

Northern, working class writer curious about domestic, strange happenings in uncanny landscapes

Naomi Wood

Writer and teacher of novels and films

Jessie Burton

I write novels, I delight in clothes, I enjoy essays

Neel Mukherjee

Novelist, curious, thinks about form more than he's given credit for

Bernardine Evaristo

Afro-British adventurer who brings unique characters and stories to life

Niven Govinden

British novelist. Known as a "writer's writer"

Emma Jane Unsworth

Novelist and screenwriter. Northerner. Romantic. Likes wine. GSOH

Carys Davies

Award-winning, widely anthologised short story writer, north-west England

Lucy Caldwell

Novelist, playwright, radio dramatist and most recently short story writer

William Letford

Rotten with wonder, searching for grit, beauty, dignity and heart

Sabrina Mahfouz

Trying to make words that make a change, however small