Michelle Moran was born in California. While getting her Masters at Claremont Graduate University, Michelle published her first historical fiction novel, Jezebel. She has traveled around the world - including to Israel, where she participated in an archaeological dig that inspired her to begin writing historical fiction. She lives in Southern California.
Sally Morgan read Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, which was followed by several years of research into the restoration of derelict land. She is now a freelance writer and photographer. She has written more than 200 books on natural history and science topics, and has travelled extensively in search of the unusual and the exotic to capture on camera.
Lauris Morgan-Griffiths studied photography and printing at the London College of Printing. She is a journalist and writer specializing in art, design, and photography and has written numerous articles on photography and collecting contemporary and vintage prints. In the course of her journalistic work, she has had the opportunity of interviewing some of the great photographers of our time, including Arnold Newman, Marc Riboud and David Bailey.
Stephen Moss has written over 20 natural history books, including bestselling titles on birds and British wildlife. He writes a monthly Birdwatch column for the Guardian, frequent articles for BBC Wildlife and Birdwatch magazines, and presents a primetime BBC Radio 4 series on birdsong. Stephen is a former producer at the BBC Natural History Unit, with a TV career that has spanned three decades. He recently produced The Great British Wildlife Revival - a six-part primetime series that will broadcast on BBC One in 2013. Stephen was the original producer of BAFTA-winning Springwatch, as well as The Nature of Britain (with Alan Titchmarsh) and Birding with Bill Oddie.
Brian Moynahan was a foreign correspondent and European editor with the Sunday Times. His many books include The Faith: A History of Christianity, The Russian Century, Comrades, The Claws of the Bear, Rasputin and William Tyndale.
Leo Moynihan has been a sportstwiter for almost twenty years, and has written for FourFourTwo, the Sunday Telegraph, The Times and Esquire.
Hazel Muir is a freelance science writer for magazines including BBC Sky at Night and New Scientist, where she worked as a staff editor/writer from 1994 to 2008.
It is alleged that Rosa Mundi is a pseudonym concealing the identity of a well-known contemporary author.
Tim Mungeam is the Chief Executive of Springboard for Children, a child literacy charity, and Director of Dads Unlimited, a company which helps working fathers juggle multiple responsibilities. He is also the father of three boys aged seven, twelve and fourteen, and is married to a midwife.
Michela Murgia was born in Cabras, Sardinia, in 1972 and has worked as a religious studies teacher, a timeshare saleswoman and an administrator in a power plant. Accabadora firmly establishes her alongside Marcello Fois and Davide Longo at the forefront of a recent renaissance in Italian fiction. Silvester Mazzarella is a translator of Italian and Swedish literature. He learned English from his mother, Italian from his father, and Swedish while teaching at the University of Helsinki. He now lives in Canterbury.
James Mylet is in his early thirties and lives in South London with his wife and son.
Lars Mytting, a novelist and journalist, was born in Fåvang, Norway, in 1968. His novel Svøm med dem som drukner (published in English as The Sixteen Trees of the Somme) was awarded the Norwegian National Booksellers' Award and has been bought for film. Norwegian Wood has become an international bestseller, and was the Bookseller Industry Awards Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2016.