Hugh Roberts

Hugh is an academic non-fiction author and business director involved in urban infrastructure. Hugh’s career focused on master planning of new communities and urban infrastructure across more than 30 countries. He was a director of several consultancies, but is now retired and engaged in a range of advisory roles for built environment developments in UK…

Katharine Quarmby

Katharine is an award-winning writer and investigative journalist. She has written three full-length non-fiction books, along with shorter fiction, books for children and non-fiction. She works as engagement lead for the UK based not-for-profit media organisation, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. She worked previously as a producer on flagship programmes for the BBC, as well…

Woodrow Phoenix

Woodrow is an illustrator, graphic designer, typographer and author. Woodrow is very interested in using comics to extend the possibilities for narratives, both factual and fictional. His book Rumble Strip (Myriad Editions, 2008), exploring the problematic relationship of people to their cars, was called “an utterly original work of genius” by The Times. His most recent experiments include…

Samantha Collett

Sam Collett is a bubbly author and property entrepreneur. Having published two books off the back of her award-winning property blog, she decided to try her hand at fiction and making stuff up. Eternal Forever is her debut novel. She recently joined the SoA management team having successfully founded the Herts SoA regional group.