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Piers Torday – Children’s Author

Piers’s award winning books include The Last Wild (Shortlisted for...
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Laura Lindsay – Director, Global Communications at Lonely Planet

Laura Lindsay is Director of Global Communications at Lonely Planet;...
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Rachel Marsh – Fiction and Freelance Writer

Rachel is a disciplined fiction and freelance writer who lives...
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Amy Carothers – Marketing and Campaigns Manager

Communications and marketing evolved to create an industry that values...
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Lynne Russell – Artist/Illustrator/Author

I have a Fine Art degree from Wimbledon Art School...
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Clare Hibbert – Children’s Author and Editor

Clare has been writing and editing information books for under-12s...
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Tony Kent – Author

Tony Kent grew up in a close-knit Irish family in London...
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Simon Appleby – Director, Bookswarm

Simon Appleby founded Bookswarm, the only digital agency in the UK...
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Lottie Laken – Freelance Copywriter

Lottie is a freelance copywriter currently based between England and...
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Richard Simpson – Operations Director at Sapare Books

After completing my History MA at Cambridge I began working...
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Caoimhe O’Brien – Marketing Director at Sapere Books

I have worked in marketing for five years, starting off...
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Amy Durant – Publishing Director at Sapere Books

I started my career in digital publishing and I’ve edited...
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Kristen Mankosa – Sales and Export Support at DK Books and Journalism PhD Student at Birkbeck

Kristen Mankosa is currently a full-time student at Birkbeck, University...
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Amelia B. Kyazze – Writer, Photographer and Political Analyst

Amelia B. Kyazze is a writer, photographer and political analyst...
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Howard Matthews Author/Founder of The Funny Book Company

Howard is a writer and publisher who seems to be...
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Kudakwashe Kamupira – Founder of Bahati Books

Kudakwashe is the founder of Bahati Books, an award winning...
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Greta Solomon – Writing trainer & self-expression coach

Greta Solomon is a writing trainer and self-expression coach for...
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Claire Law – MD at Atwood Tate

Claire is MD at Atwood Tate, the publishing recruitment experts....
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Bob Fairbrother — Coach & Mentor

Coach: from a Hungarian word ‘kocsi’ meaning carriage. The first...
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Georgina Aldridge – Sales Executive at Clays Ltd

Georgina is a Sales Executive at Clays Ltd working with...
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Greg Manterfield-Ivory – Sales Executive at Clays Ltd

Greg is a Sales Executive at Clays Ltd working with...
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Sara Schumann – Head of Content Bibliotech Education

Sara is Head of Content at Bibliotech (www.bibliotech.education), a webapp...
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Dave Sherwood – CEO of Bibliotech Education

On his way to Oxford from his native Perth on...
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Katie Read – Founder of PR Agency READ Media

Specialising in non-fiction and illustrated titles, READ Media offer a bespoke...
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Ben Cameron – Founder of Cameron Publicity and Marketing

Cameron Publicity and Marketing founder Ben Cameron has over 20...
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Marina Kemp – Founding Tutor at Ink Academy

Marina launched her London-based literary venture, Ink Academy, with Claudia...
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Claudia Medlam – Finance Director & Co-Founder at Ink Academy

Claudia launched her London-based literary venture, Ink Academy, with Marina...
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Greet Pauwelijn – Publisher and Founder at Book Island

Greet Pauwelijn set up her publishing company Book Island in 2012...
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Giorgia Chiarion – Art Director at Wonderbly

Giorgia is a London based art director, currently working at Wonderbly ...
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Nick Marsh – Head of Product, Wonderbly

Nick Marsh is Head of Product at Wonderbly  where he...
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Valerie Brandes – Founder and Publisher of Jacaranda Books

Acclaimed editor and entrepreneur Valerie Brandes is the Founder &...
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Rebecca Ley – Writer and Editor

Rebecca is a London based writer of essays and fiction....
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Rufus Cuthbert – Marketing Manager at Endeavour Press

Rufus is the Marketing Manger at Endeavour Press, the UK’s...
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Alice Rees – Publisher, Endeavour Ink

Alice is a Publisher at Endeavour Press, the UK’s leading...
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Nicole Johnston – Freelance Communications, Policy and Writing Consultant

Nicole’s background is in senior communications and policy advice to...
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Dan Proops – Writer and Twitter Consultant

My name’s Dan and I’ve been a member of Byte...
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Roy Johnson – Founder Kid Gloves

Kid Gloves was set up in November 2016 to provide...
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Allen Peppitt – Author and Teacher

I have written and published three novels on kindle with...
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Julie Vuong – Books Journalist

Julie reviews books, interviews authors and covers book trends across...
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Dawattie Basdeo – Children’s Author and Kids Yoga Teacher

My passion is painting pictures with words for young minds....
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Chris Chalmers – Novelist and Copywriter

After many years creating advertising campaigns for everything from The...
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Ella Davidson – Director of The Book Publicist

Ella is Director of The Book Publicist, an award-winning PR...
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Sam Cox, Communications – Marketing and Brand Manager at The Reading Agency

Sam is responsible for all external communications at The Reading Agency, the...
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Sue Wilkinson MBE – Chief Executive, The Reading Agency

Sue is Chief Executive of The Reading Agency, the leading...
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Adipat Virdi – Story Architect

Adipat is an award nominated writer / producer and has...
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Tom J. Cull – Literary Agent

Tom J. Cull is a literary agent. Tom is actively...
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Heather Maisner – Children’s Author and Publisher, Dinosaur Douglas Books

Heather Maisner is author of over 35 children’s books, including...
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Jacquelyn Guderley – Founder & CEO, Salomé

Jacquelyn is an entrepreneur. Starting her working life as a...
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Stephen Leach – Production Assistant

Stephen lives in North London and works for the Energy...
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Andy Bell – Co-Founder of Mint Digital

Andy is co-founder of digital product agency Mint Digital. Mint...
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Rohan Quine – Author

Rohan Quine is an author of literary fiction with a...
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Natalie Wills – Publishing Consultant, NSW Consulting

Natalie Wills has over 20 years publishing experience including international...
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Aris Karatarakis – Co-Founder of Vivlio

Aris is the co-founder of vivlio a hybrid imprint that...
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George Papanagiotou – Managing Director of Thinking and Co-Founder of Vivlio

George Papanagiotou is the managing director of thinking and co-founder of vivlio....
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Paula Clarke Bain – Freelance Indexer and Editor at Baindex

Paula is a freelance book indexer, copy-editor and proofreader. She...
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Ryan Morison – Director of Erudition Digital

Ryan is a consultant and entrepreneur with over 15 years...
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Jon Watt – Country Manager of Type & Tell UK

Jon is Country Manager of Type & Tell, a new...
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Ingrid Emerick – Co-Founder of Girl Friday Productions

Before co-founding Girl Friday Productions in 2006, I was the...
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Gordon Owen – Authorpreneur and ePublicist

Authorpreneur & ePublicist of numerous e/iBooks on the subjects of...
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Katrina Hopewell – Marketing Consultant

Fifteen years ago, I was sitting in my media class,...
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David Goutcher – Author and Managing Director at Polybius Games

David Goutcher is founder of Polybius Games and creator of...
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Caroline Goldsmith – Publishing Consultant

Caroline Goldsmith has worked in publishing for sixteen years for...
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Emmanuel Kolade – Founder of Shulph

Emmanuel Kolade is founder of Shulph. Shulph is a new...
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Anji Clarke – Copyright and Publishing Contracts Consultant

Anji Clarke is a freelance publishing contracts and copyright trainer...
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Chris Smith – Communications Consultant and Co-Founder of Prolifiko

Chris is a communications and content consultant, writer and co-founder...
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Bec Evans – Innovation Consultant and Co-Founder of Prolifiko

Bec Evans is an innovation consultant for the publishing and...
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Helen Smith – Novelist and Playwright

Helen Smith is a British novelist and playwright who lives...
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Jasmin Kirkbride – Journalist, Editor and Writer

By day, Jasmin is the Publishing Director at Endeavour Press,...
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Eli Keren – Agent’s Assistant at United Agents

Eli Keren is assistant to Sarah Ballard, literary agent at...
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Toby Hopkins – Business Development Manager for Getty Images

Toby Hopkins is a business development manager for Getty Images...
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Charlie Weaver Rolfe – Author and Filmmaker

Charlie Weaver Rolfe was born in London but lives in...
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Anna Ostrovsky – Linguist MA, MCIL – Multilingual Communications Professional

Anna is a qualified communications professional, fluent in English, French,...
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Karen Ball – Publishing Consultant at Speckled Pen

With over 25 years’ experience of the publishing industry and...
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Sarah Tinsley – Author and Tutor

Sarah is a writer based in London who teaches English...
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Arabella Stein – Managing Agent, Bright International

Since her first job working as a children’s bookseller, Arabella...
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Alex Somervell – Co-Founder, One Third Stories

Alex Somervell is one of the founders of One Third Stories ...
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Annette Peppis – book, cover and website designer

Annette leads a virtual team at Annette Peppis & Associates,...
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Helene Fermont – Author

Born into a bilingual family (Swedish/English), Hélene Fermont enjoyed an...
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Lucy Brydon – Writer, filmmaker, curator at Audible

From Edinburgh, Lucy received a First Class BA in English...
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Christopher Norris – Media, Publishing and Social Entrepreneur

Chris has fingers in many pies across the arts and...
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Kate Barker – Literary Agent

Kate Barker is a literary agent. She has over 15...
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Christina Henry de Tessan – VP of Editorial, Girl Friday Productions

Christina Henry de Tessan is the VP of Editorial at...
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Andrew Maitland Southern – Novelist, Screenwriter, Director

Life is the most fascinating narrative! A writer of sci-fi...
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Carol Cooper – Author

Based in London and Cambridge, Carol is best known as...
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Hazel Cushion – Founder and Managing Director of Accent Press and Octavo Publishing

Hazel Cushion is the founder and Managing Director of Accent...
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Tom Merchant – writer, engineer and founder of QuizTrail

Tom has worked all over the world, mainly for the...
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John Auckland – Crowdfunding Consultant, Author

John is a graduate of Brunel University, where he received...
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Rachel Mann – Playwright, Author and Editor

Rachel Mann is a NYC-based writer of fiction and plays....
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Stephanie Jackson – Publishing Director, Octopus Group

Stephanie Jackson is a publisher of bestselling, award-winning, illustrated lifestyle books....
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Marzia Ghiselli – Consultant at Byte Consultancy/Byte the Book

Marzia is a seasoned business development professional with over twenty years’ experience...
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Rebekah Lattin-Rawstrone – Author, Editor, Teacher and Assistant at Byte the Book

Rebekah is a prize-winning writer, editor and creative writing teacher....
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Hugh Roberts – Author and International Planning Consultant

After a 40 year career in international planning and development...
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Ali Muirden – Director at Creative Content

Ali Muirden divides her time between her own digital publishing...
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Andrew Subramaniam – Partner at HW Fisher

Andrew Subramaniam is a partner in HW Fisher‘s media group....
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Chris Pitsillides – Senior Manager at HW Fisher

Chris is a senior manager in HW Fisher‘s media group specialising...
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Barry Kernon – Consultant at HW Fisher

Barry Kernon is an acknowledged expert in the tax treatment of individuals...
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Andy Levett – Senior Manager at HW Fisher

Andy Levett is a senior manager in HW Fisher’s media...
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Alan Williams – Author

Based in Nottingham, Alan Williams is the author of ‘The...
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Stuart Evers – Award Winning Author and UK Community Manager at Netgalley

Stuart Evers is the UK Community Manager at NetGalley. A...
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Amanda Hills – Freelance Writer, Psychologist & Communications Consultant

Amanda is a freelance writer with a professional training in...
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Nicole Kavanaugh – MA in International Publishing at City University

Nicole is a MA in International Publishing candidate at City University...
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Peter McKay – CEO of The Publishing Training Centre

Peter McKay is a highly experienced and effective publishing professional...
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Sharon Lucas – US Publishing Consultant

Sharon Lucas has been based in the New York City...
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Christian Lonnqvist – Entrepreneur and Thriller Author

Christian is the CEO and co-founder of BookGarage, an ecosystem...
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Massimo Marino – A Scientist Envisioning Science Fiction

Massimo is an author and the co-founder of BookGarage. BookGarage...
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Dr. Brian Kaplan – M.D. and Specialist in Provocative Therapy

Dr Brian Kaplan, M.D. is a qualified medical doctor with...
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Andrew Wilson – Publishing Consultant, Print Specialist and Photographer

Andrew Wilson has over 30 years publishing experience; having worked...
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Paul Mason – Writer, Ideas Person

No, not that Paul Mason! Since the 14-year-old Paul’s byline...
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Heather O’Connell – Publishing Consultant

Offering 100% bespoke self publishing; nothing off the peg or...
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Massimo Pini : Co-founder/Director at Netro42

Massimo is a co-founder of digital agency, Netro42, with extensive...
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Lindsey Tate – Content Manager at Cambridge University Press

Lindsey is Content Manager at Cambridge University Press and can be contacted...
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Helen Lewis, Director, Literally PR

When she’s not reading five books at a time, reviewing...
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Angus King – Co-Founder of Koobsy

Angus is the co-founder of Koobsy, an online eBookshop dedicated...
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Jeremy Mark – Freelance Editorial Consultant, Editor and Entertainment Writer

With over 20 years experience in devising and editing entertainment...
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Jennie Ensor – Novelist and Freelance Digital Copywriter

Jennie Ensor is a Londoner descended from a long line...
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Derek Farrell – Writer

Derek Farrell has, since childhood, told stories. Of course, back...
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Andrew Lowe – Author and Editor

Andrew is a lapsed journalist busy rebooting himself as an...
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Candi Miller — Author and Lecturer in Creative Writing

Candi is the author of two novels about an indigenous...
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Stefano Marrone – Co-Founder and MD of Nucco Brain Studio

Stefano Marrone is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Nucco...
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Candide Kirk – Founder of Novellic

Candide is the founder of Novellic, a book club app...
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Alan Gilliland – Author and Illustrator

Having left The Daily Telegraph, where he was graphics editor...
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Martin Ouvry – Writer, Musician, Freelance Editor and Writing Teacher

Martin Ouvry worked as a musician in America and Europe...
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Ken Jones – Founder and Director of Circular Software

Publishing software expert with over ten years experience as Technical...
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Emma Claire Sweeney – Author, Writing Tutor and Co-founder of Something Rhymed

Since graduating with distinction from UEA’s Creative Writing MA, Emma...
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Kirstan Hawkins – Author and Anthropologist

Kirstan Hawkins’ first novel Doña Nicanora’s Hat Shop was published by...
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Emily Midorikawa – Author, Writing Tutor and Co-founder of Something Rhymed

A graduate of UEA’s creative writing MA, Emily now teaches...
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Kathinka Nohl – Publisher at Endeavour Press

Kathinka is a publisher for Endeavour Press (the UK’s leading...
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Jane Glynn – Artist, Illustrator and Educator

Jane worked as a primary school teacher for twelve years,...
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Lane Ashfeldt – Author, Journalist and Editor

Lane is an author and journalist. Her first novel has...
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Stephen Moffitt – Writer and Transformation Consultant

Stephen has always been interested in change, both personal and...
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Liz Smith- Filmmaker and Graphic Designer

Liz is a filmmaker and graphic designer.  Through her production...
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Lisa Goll – Marketing Auditor and Chair of London Writers’ Cafe

Lisa Goll made her digital marketing career in publishing for...
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Greg Jenner – Author and Public Historian

Greg Jenner is a British public historian with a particular...
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Elena Lopez – Account Manager at Ninestars Information Technologies

Elena is Account Manager at Ninestars Information Technologies, a leading digital content solutions company...
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Howard Pugh – Photographer and Book Cover Designer

Howard operates out of a rooftop, warehouse studio in London,...
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Emily McCracken – UK Editor at Story Terrace

Emily is the UK editor at Story Terrace, which has...
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Louise Asante Domfe – Co-Founder of Take Another Media

Louise Asante Domfe graduated in Drama and film from Kingston...
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Sarah Gregory – Author and Co-Founder of Take Another Media

Sarah Gregory is a mum of four children whose ages...
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Jantien Abma – Writer, Marketeer and Member and Events Co-ordinator at Byte the Book

Jantien works on membership administration and events organisation at Byte the Book. She...
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Toby Fountaine – Founder of Blue Mark Books

Toby founded Blue Mark Books after a lifelong passion for...
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Antonella Pearce – UK, Ireland and Europe Sales Manager for The London Book Fair

Antonella is Sales Manager – UK, Ireland and Europe for The...
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James Bennett – Head of Development at the Copyright Licensing Agency

James is Head of Development at the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA)...
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Lorella Belli – Literary Agent and founder of the Lorella Belli Literary Agency (LBLA)

Passionate about people and books, Lorella studied languages and literature...
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Paul Rollins – Marketing Manager at The Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd

Paul is Marketing Manager at The Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd....
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Emma Donnan – Ghostwriter and Director of Busy Bee PR

Emma is director of Busy Bee PR, and a ghostwriter....
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Yen Ooi – Author and Creative Consultant

Yen sees herself as a creator, thinker and a do-er....
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Piers Alexander – Author and Entrepreneur

Piers is the author of The Bitter Trade, a historical...
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Philippa Donovan – Editorial Consultant and Founder of SmartQuill Editorial

Philippa is an editorial consultant and the founder of Smart...
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Georgina Holland – Publisher

Georgina is a Publisher at Endeavour Press, the UK’s leading...
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Hermione Ireland – Publishing Consultant and Co-Founder of Byte Consultancy

Hermione is an experienced marketer, communications director and e-commerce practitioner,...
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Aki Schilz, Editorial Services Manager, The Literary Consultancy

Aki Schilz is Editorial Services Manager at The Literary Consultancy,...
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Bryony Sutherland – Editor, Ghostwriter and Author

‘After working with Bryony on several projects, I cannot imagine...
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Laxmi Hariharan – Author, Journalist and Global Marketer

A near life experience told Laxmi to write. She never...
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Yasmin Standen – Publisher and Literary Agent

Yasmin is a literary agent and publisher at Three Hares...
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Julia Laflin – Freelance PR and Writer

Julia has 30 years of PR experience, much of which...
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Dominic Selwood – Author, Journalist and Barrister

Dominic is an author, journalist, and barrister.  He is passionate...
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Suzie Doore – Editorial Director at Hodder & Stoughton

Suzie has been at Hodder and Stoughton for nine years,...
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James Cannings – Founder of MMT Digital and CTO at Futureproofs

James Cannings started MMT Digital (www.mmtdigital.co.uk) in his bedroom in...
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ReBecca Compton- Author/Editor

ReBecca is an MA Creative Writing graduate based in London...
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Marina Cheal – Managing Director, Cronycle

Marina is an experienced business leader with a blend of...
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Warren Knight – Digital Marketing Business Growth Coach and Entrepreneur

For the last seven years Warren has specialised in business...
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Lisa Agasee – Personal Lifestyle Manager

Lisa is a former PR turned Lifestyle Manager who is...
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John Pettigrew – CEO and Founder, Futureproofs

John Pettigrew has been working in publishing for over 17 years...
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Laila Dickson – Key Accounts Manager at Scholastic

Laila has a long history in books, starting in bookshops...
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Thomas Drewry – CEO and Owner of Bluffer’s Media

A dual French and British citizen, Thomas Drewry is the CEO and...
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Lisa Edwards – Publisher and Blogger

Lisa has nearly twenty years’ experience in publishing, most of...
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David Birkett – Business Development Manager at Print On Demand Worldwide

David is a Business Development Manager at Printondemand-worldwide, which also...
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Richard Fayet – Reedsy Co-Founder

Richard (or Ricardo) is one of the co-founders of Reedsy,...
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Murielle Maupoint – CEO and Founder of new publishers ‘Britain’s Next Bestseller’

Murielle Maupoint – CEO and Founder of new publishers ‘Britain’s...
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Matthew Smith – Founder and Director of Urbane Publications

Matthew is the founder and director of Urbane Publications Limited....
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Emmanuel Nataf – Co-Founder of Reedsy

Emmanuel is a co-founder of Reedsy, a single platform where...
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Catriona Troth – Author and Structural Editor

Catriona was born in Scotland and grew up in Canada...
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Jeff Norton – Author and Producer

Jeff creates compelling characters, amazing stories, and immersive worlds for...
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Eric Stevens – Founder of MyLi and Shelfie

Eric has been working in digital publishing technologies since 2011...
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Ben Gwalchmai – Actor, Maker, Writer and Worker

A writer since 2008, Ben has had works performed and...
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Sally Foote: Founder of FEB Digital and 450 Degrees Publishing

Sally has been working in digital publishing technologies since 1999...
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Richard Wood – Commissioning Editor, Medina Publishing

Richard is currently the Commissioning Editor at Medina Publishing, prior to...
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Asi Sharabi – Co-founder of LostMy.Name

Asi describes himself as an accidental publisher and creative technophobe...
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David Shaw Mackenzie – Author

David is from Easter Ross, Scotland and has had a...
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Megan Toogood – Copywriter/Marketing Specialist

Megan specialises in creating and implementing content-led integrated marketing campaigns...
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Lauren Cheape – Freelance Editor

Lauren is a MSc Publishing graduate with varied experience in...
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Anna Lewis – Co-founder of Completely Novel

Anna Lewis is the co-founder of CompletelyNovel.com, an online publishing...
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Mark Ecob – Book Cover Designer

For 12 years, Mark has been creating book covers for...
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Chris Russell – Writer/Musician and Byte the Book’s Writer-In-Residence

Chris is a novelist and rock musician. He has recently...
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Emily Gibson – Publishing Consultant

Emily is one half of Corbas Consulting Ltd, a publishing...
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Janey Burton – Publishing Consultant

Janey offers Editorial, Marketing and Contracts services, individually tailored to...
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Wendy Toole – Freelance Editor

Wendy has been a full-time freelance editor since 2002 and...
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Lucy Ridout – Freelance Editor

Lucy is a freelance editor with 20 years’ experience, and...
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Karen Ings – Freelance Editor

Karen is a freelance editor with more than 15 years’...
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Justine Solomons – Business Development

Justine is the founder of Byte the Book and is the...
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Tracey Sinclair – Freelance Copywriter and Editor

Tracey is a former Editor of Chambers UK, legal directories...
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John Ngo – Small Epic

John has a background in software development and recently launched...
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Alex Shaw – Web Design and Training

Alex, is founder of ControlA Training. He has been building...
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