Samuel A. Culbert
Samuel A. Culbert is Professor of Management at UCLA Anderson School of Management and the recipient of the American Association of Publishers Best Management Book of the Year award and the Harvard Business Review McKinsey Award.
Michele A. Hernandez
Michele A. Hernandez graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College in 1989. She served as an assistant director of admissions at Dartmouth College from 1992 to 1997. Currently, she is the president of Hernandez College Consulting LLC, one of the nation's leading firms on helping students gain admission into top colleges.
Rachel Aaron was born in Atlanta, GA. After a lovely, geeky childhood full of books and public television, she gained a BA in English Literature from the University of Georgia. She currently lives in a 70s house-of-the-future in Athens, GA with her loving husband, overgrown library, and small, brown dog.
Jeff Abbott's novels have been published in twenty languages. His books Panic and Run have been optioned for film and are in script development, and he recently won the International Thriller Writers' Best Paperback Original award for The Last Minute. Jeff lives in Texas with his wife and two sons.
Tony Abbott is the author of over 60 books for young readers, including the Droon series, which has sold over 4.5 million books to date, and the Golden Kite winner Firegirl. He has been a bookseller and a librarian and currently lives in Connecticut with his wife and two daughters.
Daniel Abraham's short stories have been nominated for the Nebula award and included in Gardner Dozois's Year's Best Science Fiction anthology. He lives in New Mexico with his wife and daughter.
In a career that spanned five decades Ansel Adams was both America's foremost landscape photographer and an ardent environmentalist. His work has been published in a multitude of books, posters and calendars.
Jessica Adams, Maggie Alderson, Imogen Edwards-Jones and Kathy Lette have worked together on the Girls Night In series since 2000, as editors and contributors, raising over £1 million for War Child as a result.
Poppy Adams is a documentary filmmaker with a Natural Science degree who has made films for the BBC, Channel 4 and the Discovery Channel. She has three children and lives with her husband in London.
Amanda Addison writes both adult and children's fiction. A common theme to her work is the world of art & design. She is a graduate from Chelsea School of Art. Amanda's interest in writing began when she illustrated book covers and articles.
Diran Adebayo grew up and lives in London. After studying law at Oxford he worked in journalism and broadcasting. His acclaimed first novel, Some Kind of Black, won a number of awards including the 1995 Saga Prize and a Betty Trask Award. His second nove,l My Once Upon a Time, received massive critical acclaim. He has since written drama for radio and television and is working on his third novel.
Kate Adie was born in Sunderland and educated at Newcastle University. She joined the BBC in 1969 and has been their Chief News Correspondent since 1989. She was awarded the OBE in 1993.
Roy and Lesley Adkins are archaeologists and writers. They are members of the Institute of Field Archaeologists and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and run their own independent archaeological consultancy from their base in South-West England. They have both written several books.
Roy and Lesley Adkins are archaeologists and writers. They are members of the Institute of Field Archaeologists and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and run their own independent archaeological consultancy. They have both written several books.
Roy & Lesley Adkins
Roy and Lesley Adkins are husband-and-wife writers and archaeologists, the bestselling authors of over eighteen widely acclaimed books on social and naval history, archaeology, ancient Rome, ancient Greece and Egyptology. Their books include the bestselling Jack Tar, Trafalgar, The War for All the Oceans, Empires of the Plain and The Keys of Egypt and have so far been translated into sixteen languages worldwide. Roy and Lesley Adkins are elected Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries of London and Members of the Institute for Archaeologists. For further information about them and their books, see their website www.adkinshistory.com
Alexandra Adornetto is from Australia. Halo is her UK debut.
Uwem Akpan was born in Ikot Akpan Eda, in southern Nigeria . After studying philosophy and English at Creighton and Gonzaga universities, he studied theology for three years at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa . He was ordained as a Jesuit priest in 2003 and received his MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan in 2006. In 2008 he completed a teaching assignment at a seminary in Harare, Zimbabwe, and is now at a parish in Lagos, Nigeria.
George Alagiah is a widely praised journalist who works for the BBC. He lives in Stoke Newington in North London with his wife and two children.
Rabih Alameddine was born in Beirut in 1959 but now lives in San Francisco. He is also a well-known artist and has had shows in many of the major capitals of the world.
Lita de Alberdi
Lita de Alberdi is a gifted and experienced spiritual teacher who spends her time channelling, teaching, healing, spiritual counselling and in psychotherapeutic work at the School of the Living Light which she founded in 1994 near Ely in Cambridgeshire.