Philip Womack

Philip Womack is the author of seven critically acclaimed books for children, including The Arrow of Apollo. His first non-fiction book for adults, How to Teach Classics to Your Dog, was published in October 2020. He is a Royal Literary Fellow at the Royal College of Music in 2020-21. He contributes to many newspapers and magazines, including Literary…

Margaret Skea

Margaret Skea is an award-winning author of three historical novels, a two-book fictionalised historical biography and numerous short stories. Growing up in Ulster at the height of ‘The Troubles’ it was perhaps inevitable that much of her writing is set in the context of conflict. But whatever the period or place, her passion is to…

Anne Rooney

Anne Rooney writes non-fiction for all ages from 5 to adult on a huge variety of topics and for all markets. She focuses on science and the history of science, with a big soft spot for dinosaurs, evolution and space — which happily overlaps with the interests of many 8-year-olds. She occasionally writes fiction for…

Dorothy Koomson

Dorothy Koomson is the award-winning author of 15 novels and has been making up stories since she was 13 when she used to share her stories with her convent school friends. Dorothy’s novels have been translated into over 30 languages, and a TV adaptation loosely based on The Ice Cream Girls was shown on ITV1…