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Jenna Adams

Jenna Adams is a regular contributor at The Book Network and is passionate about exploring mental health, consent, and codependency in her writing.

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Amanda Addison

Amanda Addison is an award-winning author listed for prizes in both adult and children’s fiction.

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Hira Ali

An inspiring leadership trainer and career coach, Hira Ali has been committed to helping others achieve their potential throughout her award-winning career.

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Shahd Alshammari

Shahd Alshammari is Assistant Professor of English Literature in Kuwait. She is also the author of Notes on the Flesh (2017, Faraxa Press). The book was featured in many academic journals and was reviewed by disability studies scholars as well as gender studies scholars.

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Susan Baker

S. J. Baker teaches English in a secondary school in Hull, where she does her best to pass on her own love for reading and writing to her students.

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Benjamin Black

Dr Benjamin Black is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist in London and a specialist advisor to international aid organisations.

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Philip Bowne

Phil lives in London and works as a writer for The Wombles, a forthcoming children’s TV show and book series.

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Ahlam Bsharat

Ahlam Bsharat is a Palestinian writer who was born in 1975 in the village of Tammun in the Jenin province of Northern Palestine, where she grew up.

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Keith Carter

Now a writer and business consultant, Keith worked as an investment banker before running a small pharmaceutical company which was severly affected by the Royal Bank of Scotland's demise in 2008.

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Safinah Danish Elahi

Safinah Danish Elahi is a lawyer, writer and poet. She is the author of two books, ‘The Unbridled Romance of Love and Pain’ and the novel ‘Eye on the Prize’ which is being commissioned for television. The Idle Stance of the Tippler Pigeon is her second novel which will be published by Neem Tree Press.

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Will Freeman

Will Freeman is a freelance video game journalist, copywriter, game event content curator, researcher, speaker, script editor, and consultant, writing across the specialist, consumer and trade press.

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Sheikha Helawy

Sheikha Helawy is a writer and lecturer in Arab Feminism at Ben Goreon University, and is currently working on her PhD on 'New Diaspora in Arab Women Writing'.  

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Maithreyi Karnoor

Maithreyi Karnoor is a Charles Wallace India Trust Fellow in creative writing and translation at Literature Across Frontiers, University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

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Taha Kehar

Taha Kehar is a novelist, journalist and literary critic. A law graduate from SOAS, London, Kehar is the author of two novels, Typically Tanya and Of Rift and Rivalry. His third novel, No Funeral for Nazia, will be published by Neem Tree Press. 

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Jake Kendall

Jake Kendall is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh's MSc programme in Creative Writing. His own obsession with art began during a happy period working for the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archeology in his hometown of Oxford. Since then, art history and fiction have become twin passions that have fuelled and inspired his imagination. 

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Scott Lauder

Scott Lauder was born in Scotland. Having taught in Greece, Japan, and England, he now lives with his wife and four cats in the UAE where he teaches English. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and drinking good coffee.

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Hafsa Lodi

Hafsa Lodi is an American journalist with a master's degree in Islamic law, who has been covering fashion in the Middle East for the past decade.

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Rupande Mehta

Rupande Mehta is an Indian immigrant, a professional working for a Fortune 500 company, an activist for causes related to violence against women, environment, and social justice. Her first book Trihayani: the Untold Story of Draupadi was released in March 2022 (India date: April 1, 2022).

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Djamila Morani 

Djamila Morani is an Algerian novelist and an Arabic language professor. Her first novel, released in 2015 and titled Taj el-Khatiaa, is set in the Abbasid period (like The Djinn’s Apple), but in Kazakh- stan.

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Anne Richter

Anne Richter was born in 1973 in Jena, in the former German Democratic Republic and was 16 when the Berlin Wall fell.

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David Ross

David Scott Ross has traveled and taught throughout Asia since he first moved there in 1987 and he currently teaches in upstate NY.

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Rafa Ruiz

Rafa Ruiz is a journalist and author who believes the light at the end of the tunnel can only be seen through progressive eyes.

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Doina Rusti

Doina Rusti is one of Romania’s most successful writers of historical and speculative fiction. Known for the originality of her novels, Rusti is the recipient of many major Romanian awards, and her books have been translated into multiple languages.

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Samuel Sargeant

Samuel Sargeant lectures at Cardiff University, specialising in Medieval Literature and Philosophy. 

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Kenneth Steven

Kenneth Steven is a successful poet, novelist and children's writer who grew up in Highland Perthshire in the heart of Scotland, and now lives in Argyll on the country’s west coast.

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Victoria Williamson

Victoria Williamson is an award-winning children’s author who grew up in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Susan Wilson

Susan Wilson aims to make ancient stories resonate with a modern audience, through historical fiction and contemporary retellings.

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Kate Wiseman

 Kate lives in Chichester and works as a tutor in English. She describes herself as a late developer as she didn’t start trying to achieve her ambition of becoming a published writer until she was 50.

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Ahmet Yorulmaz

Ahmet Yorulmaz was a Turkish a journalist, author and translator. He was born in Ayvalik to a family of Cretan Turks deported to mainland Turkey as part of the Greek/Turkish population exchange decreed in the Treaty of Lausanne.

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