Francesca Baker
Writer, wellness expert, Margate Bookie head of programming
Aki Schilz
Director of The Literary Consultancy (TLC),Writer
Dan Dalton
A writer and journalist based in Margate. First novel just out in paperback
Vanessa King
Writer, board member of Action for Happiness
Louis de Bernières
Author, poet, musician
Alison Weir
The best-selling female historian in the UK
Lisa Jewell
best-selling female
Mark Billingham
The UK's best-selling crime novelist
Inua Ellams
Slam headliner, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, performer and playwright
Elise Valmorbida
Award-winning Faber author and creative writing teacher
Tom Jackson
Author behind the cult twitter feed and book Postcard From The Past
Renée Knight
Author of Disclaimer, a Sunday Times number one bestseller
Adrian Cross
Vanguard Compere and Market Bookie Trustee
Aimee Lewis
Brand expert and whisky enthusiast
Richard Skinner
Author, Poet, Workshop Leader
Dale Shaw
TV and radio writer, journalist, screenwriter and producer
Annie Sutton
Theatre practitioner, writer, deviser, actor and director from Ramsgate
Chloe Timms
Novelist from St Nicholas at Wade, currently editing her debut novel
Travis Elborough
Author, broadcaster and cultural commentator
Karen Shepherdson
Photography theorist and practitioner, co-author Seaside Photographed
Dr Sketchy
The drawing event that became a global movement
Helen Young
Author and Digital Editor
Elspeth Penfold
Artist, workshop facilitator, Artist weaving stories through Thread and Word
Jeff Hilson
Author of four poetry books
Maggie Harris
Poet, prose writer, and visual artist
Marianne Dissard
Singer-songwriter, musician, and now an author.
Connor Sansby
Poetry Entrepreneur
Meirion Jones
Executive coach and trainer - and graphic novelist
Lesley Kara
Debut novel The Rumour was a Sunday Times Top Ten hardback and paperback bestseller
Mel McGrath
Non-fiction writer, novelist, radio broadcaster
Owen Lowery
Poet, film-maker, academic
Scott Pack
Author, publisher.
PJ Whiteley
Third novel coming out via Unbound this autumn
Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Writes for theatre, radio and television.
Nicci Cloke
Author of psychological thrillers, host of literary salon Speakeasy
The UK’s leading publisher of Graphic Novels
Tammy Cohen
S J Watson
Author of Before I Go to Sleep, currently writing third novel
Sam Gayton
Amanda Jennings
Andrew Dennis
Ben Bowles
Marianne Cheesecake
Pen to Print
Julia Wheeler
Elizabeth Scrase
Pauline Holmes
Alex Brand
Callum Beesley
Janet Witts
Tommy Carver-Chaplin
H. B. O’Neill