Authors

  • 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...

  • Amy Alward

    Amy Alward

    Amy Alward is a Canadian author and freelance editor who divides her time between the UK and Canada. In 2013, she was listed as one of The Bookseller's Rising Stars. Her debut fantasy adventure novel, The Oathbreaker's Shadow, was published in 2013 under the name Amy McCulloch and was l...

  • Amanda Wood

    Amanda Wood

    Amanda Wood began her career as natural history illustrator for a private press. She was one of the founding directors of Templar and its principal publisher for over 30 years. In her time there, she published and nurtured numerous Kate Greenaway winners and edited and wrote several groundbrea...

  • Ally Carter

    Ally Carter

    Ally Carter writes novels for adults and YA. She grew up on a farm in Oklahoma. Her mother was a teacher and her father a farmer and rancher. She has one older sister. She attended Oklahoma State University and Cornell University and worked for several years in the agricultural industry...