Matthew Crow was born and raised in Newcastle. Having worked as a freelance journalist since his teens he has contributed to a number of publications including the Independent on Sunday and the Observer. He has written for adults and YA. His book My Dearest Jonah, was nominated for the Dylan Thomas Prize.
Thomas Cobb was born in Chicago, Illinois, and grew up in Tucson, Arizona. He is the author of Crazy Heart, a novel, and Acts of Contrition, a collection of short stories that won the 2002 George Garrett Fiction Prize. He lives in Rhode Island with his wife.
Maxine Beneba Clarke
Maxine Beneba Clarke is an Australian writer and slam poetry champion of Afro-Caribbean descent. She is the award-winning author of the poetry collections Gil Scott Heron is on Parole and Nothing Here Needs Fixing. Her debut short fiction collection Foreign Soil won the Victorian Premier's Award Unpublished Manuscript Award (2013), the Indie Book Award for Debut Fiction (2015) and the Australian Book Industry Award for Literary Fiction Book of The Year (2015). Foreign Soil was also shortlisted for the Stella Prize for Australian Women's writing (2015). Corsair will publish her memoir The Hate Race in 2016.
Karen Clarke has had over two hundred short stories published in women's magazines in the UK, Sweden and Australia. Her first short story collection 'BEHIND CLOSED DOORS...and other Tales with a Twist' was published in December 2013.Her warmly received first novel MY FUTURE HUSBAND was first published as an ebook in December 2012 and is published this December in a new edition by Corsair, part of the Little, Brown publishing group. Her paranormal romances BEING BROOKE SIMMONS and PUT A SPELL ON YOU are due to be published by Corsair in December 2014 and June 2015, respectively. Karen lives in Buckinghamshire with her husband, three children and dog, and writes a blog at www.writewritingwritten.blogspot.com. You can also follow her on Twitter @karenclarke123
LINCOLN CHILD is the New York Times bestselling author of Terminal Freeze, Deep Storm, and Utopia, as well as co-author with Douglas Preston of numerous international bestsellers in their Pendergast and Gideon Crew series.