Mike van Graan

Mike van Graan graduated from UCT with a BA Hons in Drama. He is a cultural consultant and has held several posts including Director of the Community Arts Project, National

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Michele Roberts

Michele Roberts

Michèle Roberts was born in 1949 to a French mother and an English father. She grew up in Edgware, a suburb of north-west London. Michèle is the author of twelve

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Mary Jo Bang

Mary Jo Bang

Mary Jo Bang (born October 22, 1946 in Waynesville, Missouri) is an American poet. She grew up in Ferguson, Missouri. She graduated from Northwestern University, in sociology, from the Polytechnic of Central London, and from Columbia University...

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Maria Oshodi

Maria Oshodi

Her first play, The S Bend, was produced as part of the Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers’ Festival in 1984. She went on to write four more plays that were

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Laura Bridgeman

Laura Bridgeman

Laura Bridgeman is a writer, editor and lecturer. She runs hotpencil press with Serge Nicholson. Recent Credits include: The Butch Monologues (In collaboration with Vital Xposure and The Drakes), The

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Kirsty Gunn

Kirsty Gunn

Kirsty Gunn was born in 1960 in New Zealand and educated at Queen Margaret College and Victoria University, Wellington, and at Oxford, where she completed an M.Phil. After moving to

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Karen Whiteson

Karen Whiteson has had poetry published in numerous magazines and anthologies.  She has written libretti for chamber operas and her radio play was broadcast on Radio 3.  For now she

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Joanna Baillie

Joanna Baillie (1762-1851) A Scottish poet and playwright, she was born at Bothwell, Lanarkshire, the third of three children of Dorothea (Hunter) and James Baillie, a junior minister at Hamilton,

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Jill Hyem

Jill Hyem

Jill Hyem was born on 8 January 1937 in Putney, London. She was a British radio and television writer and former actress. She studied at the Webber Douglas Academy of

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