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  • Andy Riley

    Andy Riley

    Andy Riley is a highly successful cartoonist and comedy scriptwriter. TV writing credits include HBO's Veep, Gangsta Granny, Robbie the Reindeer, Little Britain and Black Books. Film credits include The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists and Gnomeo and Juliet. His bestselling books inclu...

  • Andy Mulligan

    Andy Mulligan

    Andy Mulligan was brought up in the south of London. He worked as a theatre director for ten years before being made redundant in his early thirties when he left the UK to help at an orphanage in India. He then travelled extensively in Asia and later retrained as a teacher. He has taught Engli...

  • Andy Briggs

    Andy Briggs

    Andy Briggs was born in Liverpool, England. Having endured many careers, ranging from pizza delivery and running his own multimedia company to teaching IT and film-making (though not all at the same time), he eventually remembered the constant encouragement he had received at an early age abou...

  • Andrew Zurcher

    Andrew Zurcher

    Andrew Zurcher is Director of Studies in English at Queens' College, Cambridge, and a leading international expert on the works of Spenser, Sidney and Shakespeare. Twelve Nights is his debut novel. Andrew can be found on Twitter at @andrewzurcher.

  • Andrew Norriss

    Andrew Norriss

    Andrew Norriss was born in 1947, went to school in Leatherhead and to university at Trinity College, Dublin. He became a teacher but started to write comedy and sitcoms for television in the 1980's, including The Brittas Empire. He went on to write books for children with some including Bernar...

  • Andrew Beasley

    Andrew Beasley

    As a child adventure was everywhere for Andrew Beasley; he went exploring Scunge Island and had an underground base made out of sunken coal bunker. Now that he's grown up, Andrew works as a primary school teacher in Cornwall. The Battles of Ben Kingdom is his debut children's book series.

  • Amy Wilson

    Amy Wilson

    Amy Wilson is a former journalist and stay-at-home mum. She is a graduate of the Bath Spa MA in creative writing, and now lives in Bristol with her family. She is available for interview and for events.

  • Amy Sparkes

    Amy Sparkes

    Amy Sparkes was born in Eastbourne and grew up by the sea. She describes her childhood as 'magical' - filled with ghosts, fairies, witches and curious incidents such as trying to remove the school floor in pursuit of a magical land. (Amy adds, "Regrettably I was stopped by a teacher before I g...