David Ignatius is a prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post, and has been covering the Middle East and the CIA for more than twenty-five years. He is the author of several novels, including Agents of Innocence
Virginia Ironside is a journalist, agony aunt and author, and the creator of the one-woman show Growing Old Disgracefully. She lives in West London and has one son and two grandsons.
Susan Irvine was born in Scotland and brought up abroad. She is a journalist who has written for Vogue, the Sunday Telegraph, the Sunday Times and the Financial Times. Muse is her first novel; Corpus, a collection of short stories, is also published by Quercus.