Matt Morrison is a writer and performer. He has had plays produced at theatres including The Riverside Studios, The Finborough, The Arcola, Wilton’s Music Hall, The Gate, Theatre Clwyd and The Old Vic Tunnels. His play Inside Out was produced at the inaugural HighTide festival and he was one of the winners of the 2011 Papatango New Writing awards. He has also written short-stories, radio comedy for the BBC, and two non-fiction books. Matt trained as an actor at the National Youth Theatre and The Poor School and has performed in venues including the Tricycle, the Battersea Arts Centre, The Watermill, The Yvonne Arnaud and The Arts Theatre, Leicester Square. He has a first class degree in Philosophy from the University of York and a PhD in theatre history. He is course leader for Creative Writing degrees at the University of Westminster.
Michael Nath was brought up in South Wales and Lincolnshire. He is a senior lecturer in English at the University of Westminster. His major teaching and research interests are in Creative Writing and Modernism, as well as in Shakespearean Drama. His latest novel, British Story, was a Morning Star book of the Year. His first novel, La Rochelle, was shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction.
Hannah Buff is a second-year English Language and Creative Writing student at the University of Westminster. She writes fiction and journalism, is Social Secretary for the English Society and Co-Editor of The Wells Muse.
Cameron Sherwell is an English Literature and Creative Writing student at Westminster University. His interests include essay writing and fiction.
Rhianna Saunders is a freckled speckled Londoner currently studying Creative Writing and English Literature at the University of Westminster. Her main writing interests are fictional pieces in Distopic, cyberpunk or science fictional settings. Her goal in life (next to writing) is to befriend at least one of every animal on the planet.
Alex Hancock is a writer, journalist and musician. He launched a music newspaper in 2011 and has interviewed artists including The Oscillation, The Black Angels, Jason Quever, A Place To Bury Strangers, Sarabeth Tucek and members of The Verve and Gorillaz. He has toured across Europe as a guitarist and percussionist, written for radio and collaborated with Julian Hand on an NME Exclusive video for Mama Rosin.
Lucy Cranfield is currently in her second year at the University of Westminster studying English Language and Creative Writing. Her interest include Non-fiction and Play Writing.
Zainab Dawood is in her final year at the University of Westminster and is currently working on her first novel.
Maddie Kalta is a second year creative writing and English language student. British and half Egyptian, she loves travelling, woolly jumpers and BIC pens.
Shivani J. K. Rayat is a student at the University of Westminster with a particular interest in film and dramatic writing.
Marta Sobczak is Polish, 25 years-old, and (so she is told) an old spirit! She’s also in a tempestuous, if very romantic, on-off relationship with London…
Cagla Kuru is a second year English Language and Creative Writing student at the University of Westminster. She enjoys writing fiction, poetry and dramatic writing.