Emilio Caldern was born in Malaga in 1960 and studied Modern History at the Complutense University. In 2003 he obtained the Valle-Incln Fellowship in Rome from the Spanish Royal Academy. The authors stay in the neighbourhood of San Pietro in Montorio was the inspiration for The Creator's Map, his first novel for adults. He lives in Madrid.
June Caldwell has an MA in Creative Writing from Queen's University Belfast. Room Little Darker, her acclaimed collection of short stories, was published by New Island Books in 2017. Her fiction has been published in literary journals including the Stinging Fly and the Long Gaze Back. She is a prize-winner of The Moth International Short Story Prize. Little Town Moone is her first novel.
Nicholas Carlson is Business Insider's chief correspondent. His investigative reporting re-wrote the histories of Facebook, Twitter, and Groupon. His coverage of Yahoo won Digiday's award for 'Best Editorial Achievement' of the year. Carlson is a frequent guest on CNBC and contributes to the Bloomberg biography series, Game Changers.
James Chatto's award-winning writing on food, wine and travel appears frequently in leading magazines and newspapers in the UK, the US and Canada. He is the author of four cookery books and has been a contributor to many others. In an earlier incarnation Chatto was an actor, a singer and a saxophonist with a single that reached number two in the Northern Soul charts.
Kassia St Clair
Kassia St Clair studied the history of women's dress and the masquerade during the eighteenth-century at Bristol and Oxford. She has since written about design and culture for the Economist, House & Garden, Quartz and 1843, and has had a column about colour in Elle Decoration since 2013. She lives in London.www.kassiastclair.com
Horatio Clare has worked on Front Row and Nightwaves, and produced Radio 3`s The Verb. Born in 1973, Clare has written for The Spectator, the New Statesman, the Guardian, and the Daily Telegraph.
Cassandra Clark lives in London. Her childhood, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, was her inspiration for the Abbess of Meaux series.
Kenneth Clark was born in 1903 and was educated at the University of Oxford. Aged 30, he was appointed Director of the National Gallery - he remained there until 1945. He has been Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford, Chairman of the Arts Council and Chairman of the Independent Television Authority. He was knighted in 1938 and made a Life Peer in 1969. In 1976 he was awarded the Order of Merit. He is widely known for his television programmes on art, as well as for his writing.
Catrine Clay worked for the BBC for twenty years, directing and producing documentaries. For the last ten years she worked for Timewatch, the BBC History strand. She has written two previous books in connection with her films: Princess To Queen and Master Race. King, Kaiser, Tsar is based on her documentary of the same title, commissioned to accompany Stephen Poliakoff's The Lost Prince.
Jonathan Clegg is an editor for The Wall Street Journal, his work has also written for the Daily Telegraph, the Independent, and FourFourTwo magazine.
Jared Cohen is Director of Google Ideas and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously he served as a member of the State Department's Policy Planning Staff where he focused on the Middle East, counterterrorism and the development of '21st-century statecraft'. He serves on the Director's Advisory Board at the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). He has a BA from Stanford University and an MPhil in International Relations from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. He is fluent in Swahili.
Beatrice Colin was born in London and raised in Scotland. She has worked as a freelance journalist writing for publications including the Guardian, and a playwright, writing radio plays for the BBC. She lives in Glasgow. THE LUMINOUS LIFE OF LILLY APHRODITE was a Richard & Judy selection and has been translated into several languages.
Artemis Cooper is the author of a number of books including Cairo in the War, 1939-1945, Writing at the Kitchen Table: The Authorized Biography of Elizabeth David and, most recently, Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure. With her husband, Antony Beevor, she wrote Paris After the Liberation, 1945-1949. She has edited two collections of letters as well as Words of Mercury, an anthology of the work of Patrick Leigh Fermor; and, with Colin Thubron, she edited The Broken Road, the final volume of Leigh Fermor's European trilogy.
Fi Cotter-Craig is a television producer and lives in Norfolk and London. She is whip thin, a man-magnet and very occasionally tells dreadful lies.
Lex Coulton studied English, and later Creative Writing, at Oxford. She spent fourteen years teaching English in secondary schools before taking a sabbatical year in Paris, to focus on her writing. She has recently been awarded the Literature Works First Page Prize (2015) and the Thresholds International Feature Writing Prize (2016), and her short fiction is due to appear this year in the Bath Flash Fiction Anthology, the literary magazine Shooter and the London Journal of Fiction. Lex grew up in Herefordshire, and has recently returned to live there with her husband, John, and their dogs Bazil and Sadie.
Michael Cox was born in 1948. After graduating from Cambridge, he was a singer-songwriter before joining Oxford University Press. His first novel, The Meaning of Night, published in 2006 to wide critical acclaim, was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award and nominated for Waterstones Newcomer of the Year at the British Book Awards. Michael Cox died in 2009.
Catherine Crawford is a writer and editor. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.
Liam Creed is a young ADHD sufferer living in Chichester. At the age of eight he was finally diagnosed with ADHD and has been on medication ever since. When his school put him forward as a volunteer at Canine Partners - as featured in the BBC documentary 'In The Dog House' - Liam found his true calling, realizing that he has a rapport with dogs generally and a special bond with one in particular. The experience changed his outlook forever and he went on to become a full-time trainer at Canine Partners.
After finishing university, Oenone Crossley-Holland wanted a job she could really care about. She became a teacher with the Teach First scheme, a charity founded to encourage graduates to work for at least two years in challenging secondary schools. She has written a column for the Guardian on her teaching experiences.
Kenneth Cukier is the Data Editor of The Economist and a leading thinker on developments in big data. His writing on technology, business and society has appeared in Foreign Affairs, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and elsewhere. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.