After working in computer systems analysis for a decade, John Burnside became a full-time writer in 1994. John has published 14 books of poetry, eight novels, two memoirs, and a short story collection. Read more . . .
Oliver Emanuel was born in Kent, England. He studied English/Theatre Studies at the University of Leeds before going on to complete a MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia in 2002. Read more . . .
Lesley Glaister is the author of 13 novels including Honour Thy Father, which won both a Somerset Maugham and a Betty Trask Award; Limestone and Clay, which won Yorkshire Post’s Author of the Year . . . read more . . .
Oli Hazzard received his BA from University College London, his MA from Bristol and his D.Phil from Oxford for a thesis on John Ashbery. His first collection of poems, Between Two Windows . . . read more . . .
Larsen studied at Brown University, and has taught at Columbia University, where he received an MFA in fiction. He is also a filmmaker, and has made documentaries in the US, the UK, and . . . read more . . .
Don Paterson was born in Dundee in 1963. He is the author of Nil Nil (1993), winner of the Forward Prize for Best First Collection; God’s Gift to Women (1997), winner of both the T. S. Eliot Prize and . . . read more . . .