Kate Pankhurst is an author and illustrator who won second prize in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration in 2002. Since then she’s illustrated for a range of authors, and been published as an author herself. She is the author of the Mariella Mystery series for children, and the non-fiction titles about great women, the latest being ‘Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders’
Olivia Kiernan holds an MA in Creative Writing. Her second novel ‘The Killer in Me’ features DCS Frankie Sheehan in her latest Dublin-based case. It’s a fast-paced thriller in which lies are safer than the truth, the past is never far from the present, and the ability to kill could, it seems, live in everyone…
Sophie Andrews is a founder member of the Jane Austen Pineapple Appreciation Society. She started her blog, Laughing with Lizzie, in 2012, aged 16, after studying Pride and Prejudice at school. Her book is ‘Be More Jane: Bring out your inner Austen to meet life’s challenges’
S.D. Robertson is a former journalist who quit his role as a local newspaper editor to pursue a lifelong ambition of becoming a novelist. His latest book ‘My Sister’s Lies’ is an emotional story that delves into the true meaning of family, sisterhood, and secrets.