Salvatore V. Didato
Dr. Salvatore Didato is a clinical psychologist and has been a television, newspaper, and radio commentator on human affairs. He is the author of Psychotechniques and his numerous articles have appeared in a variety of publications, including Parade, Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitian, and the New York Times.
Allison Vale has written more than a dozen books, many of which betray an unhealthy curiosity with obscure and unsettling aspects of the lives of women in history, such as, The Lost Art of Being a Lady; How to Push a Perambulator, and Amelia Dyer: Angel Maker, a biography of the murderous, 30-year career of Britain's most prolific baby farmer. She lives near Bristol with her husband and their two children, and though she has not yet read anywhere near enough of Virago's backlist, she's desperately hoping her Caitlin Moran obsession more than compensates.
Catherynne M. Valente
Catherynne M. Valente is the New York Times bestselling author of over two dozen works of fiction and poetry, including Palimpsest, the Orphan's Tales series, Deathless and the crowdfunded phenomenon The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making. She is the winner of the Andre Norton, Tiptree, Mythopoeic, Rhysling, Lambda, Locus and Hugo awards. She has been a finalist for the Nebula and World Fantasy Awards. She lives on an island off the coast of Maine with a small but growing menagerie of beasts, some of which are human.
Carla Valentine works with the dead: she's your average chick who just happens to know as much about corpses as she does cocktails. After studying forensics, Carla assisted pathologists with post-mortems for years, before eventually becoming the Technical Curator of the world's most famous pathology museum. When it comes to death, she truly is a world-class expert.
Niki Valentine is an award-winning writer who, as Nicola Monaghan, has been published internationally to huge acclaim. She has also published a number of stories and articles in anthologies and magazines. Niki worked for many years in the City of London, and now lives in Nottingham with her husband.
Edward Vallance completed his B.A and PhD at Balliol College, Oxford. From 2000 to 2002 he was the De Velling Willis Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield. He is now a lecturer in Early Modern History at the University of Liverpool.
Han Van Den Boogaard
Han Van Den Boogaard is a Dutch psychologist, writer and translator. He is the chief editor of InZicht (Insight), the only Dutch-language magazine on non-duality. He has written several books, including a biography of Ramana Maharshi, an anthology of Wei Wu Wei and a collection of fifteen interviews with non-duality teachers from the U.S.A, the U.K. and the Netherlands. Han works as a clinical psychologist in a centre for deafblind people.
Elizabeth Van Doren
Elizabeth Van Doren has worked as a children's book editor for more than twenty years. She has consulted with educators and specialists to create books that enhance learning basic skills through fun and appealing activities. She lives in New York City.
Marguerite van Geldermalsen
Marguerite is from New Zealand. In 1978 she met Mohammad Abdallah in Petra, Jordan, married him and moved into his Nabataean cave. In 1985 they moved to the new Bedouin settlement, Umm Sayhoon. She was widowed in 2002. She has three children.
Marlene van Niekerk
Marlene van Niekerk was born in 1954 and grew up on a farm in the Caledon district of South Africa's Cape. She studied philosophy, languages and literature at the universities of Stellenbosch, Amsterdam and Witwatersrand, where she now lectures in the Department of Afrikaans and Dutch.
Kristin van Ogtrop
Kristin van Ogtrop is the editor of Real Simple magazine and has held positions at Glamour, Vogue, Travel and Leisure, and Premiere. She lives outside New York City with her family
James van Praagh
James Van Praagh is a world-famous medium who is renowned for conveying messages and conversations between worlds. He has appeared on numerous radio and television programmes, and was resident expert on NBC's The Other Side. He lives in Los Angeles.
Heather Van Vorous
Heather Van Vorous, author of Eating for IBS, is a food writer specialising in healthy gourmet and ethnic recipes, with a special interest in cooking for people with bowel disorders. Her website, www.eatingforibs.com, is the Internet's premier source of IBS dietary information.
Jennifer Vanderbes is a graduate of Yale and the University of Iowa, where she also taught. Her short story 'The Hatbox' was published to critical acclaim in Best New American Voices 2000. She is 27, lives in New York, and teaches Creative Writing at Colgate University.
Carolyn Vaughan is a former editor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. She has edited dozens of exhibition catalogues and compiled numbers of books. She is also the author of Gold and Frankincense and Myrrh: Gifts of the Magi; Invitation to Ballet; and three FANDEX Guides: The Great Western Painters, First Ladies, and New York City.
David is the author of Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Manage Your Mood, along with Rob Willson. He is a consultant psychiatrist in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and the Priory Hospital, North London. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London. He is an accredited cognitive behaviour therapist and President of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies 2006-8. He has about 50 publications to his name, accessible through his website www.veale.co.uk. He has been helping people with depression and anxiety disorders for more than 15 years.
John Veen is a poet and working stiff from Central California by way of Michigan. He facilitates an irregular non-duality dialog in Fresno, C.A., and edits the website: www. nopathnoself.net.
Denise Vega wrote her first children's book when she was twelve years old. Her short stories have been published in a number of children's magazines including Spider, Highlights and Pockets. She is the author of Click Here (to find out how I survived seventh grade), Access Denied (and other eighth grade error messages) and Grandmother, Have the Angels Come?