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Susan Calman is an award-winning stand-up comedian, actress and writer. She won a Scottish BAFTA as one of the cast of the Channel 4 sketch show Blowout, and went on to appear in numerous TV and radio comedy shows including Fresh Meat, Dead Boss, Don't Drop the Baton, The News Quiz and The Now Show. She has also presented BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour and Pick of the Week. In 2013, her solo radio show Susan Calman is Convicted won 'Best Radio Comedy' at the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards.
Stephanie Calvin is the author of Disciples of Shame and The Young Wife, both available from Nexus.
Michael Calvin (Author) Michael Calvin is one of the UK’s most accomplished sportswriters, having worked in more than eighty countries. He has covered every major sporting event, including seven summer Olympic Games and six World Cup finals. He was named Sports Writer of the Year for his despatches as a crew member in a round-the-world yacht race and has twice been named Sports Reporter of the Year. His book, The Nowhere Men, a study of football scouts, won The Times Sports Book of the Year prize in 2014. He became the first author to receive the award in successive years, when Proud, his collaboration with former Wales and British Lions rugby captain Gareth Thomas, was named Sports Book of the Year in 2015. In the same year Living On The Volcano, which exposed the pressures on managers, was shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year prize. No Nonsense, his collaboration with Joey Barton, was named Autobiography of the Year in the 2017 British Sports Book awards. No Hunger In Paradise, an insight into youth football that spawned a widely-praised BT Sport documentary, was a Sunday Times bestseller. State of Play, a study of the morality and social impact of modern football, was longlisted for the 2018 William Hill Sports Book of the Year award. He has been working closely with Thomas Bjorn on Mind Game to capture the unique nature of golf, and the principles and philosophies of the world’s best players. Thomas Bjørn (Author) In 2018, Bjørn became the first Danish Ryder Cup Captain when he lead Europe to a famous, unforgettable victory at Le Golf National, Paris. Highly regarded as one of the European Tour’s greatest players, he has claimed fifteen European Tour titles to date. He came through the Challenge Tour by winning four titles on his way to topping the Rankings in 1995, and remains a strong supporter of the developmental tour. Bjørn became the first Danish Ryder Cup player in history in 1997, before appearing in the biennial contest twice more in 2002 and 2014 - experiencing victory on all three occasions. Appointed Chairman of the European Tour’s Tournament Committee in 2007, he stepped aside in 2016 in order to focus on his duty as Ryder Cup Captain.
Italo Calvino was born in Cuba in 1923 and grew up in Italy. He was an essayist and journalist and a member of the editorial staff of Einaudi in Turin. One of the most respected writers of the twentieth century, his best-known works of fiction include Invisible Cities, If on a Winter's Night a Traveller, Marcovaldo and Mr Palomar. In 1973 he won the prestigious Premio Feltrinelli. He died in 1985. A collection of Calvino's posthumous personal writings, The Hermit in Paris, was published in 2003.
Peter Calvocoressi worked on Ultra Intelligence at Bletchley Park and was Reader in International Affairs at Sussex University. He is now Chairman of Open University Educational Enterprises. Guy Wint is the author of THE BRITISH IN ASIA (1947). He died in 1969 after years as a journalist working for papers including the 'Manchester Guardian'. R John Pritchard has written or contributed to more than thirty-five books and has taught war studies and history in British and American universities.
JOE CALZAGHE, winner of three consecutive ABA titles as an amateur (a post-war record) and the dominant super middleweight in the world for the past decade, was born in 1972 in Hammersmith, London, growing up from the age of two in Newbridge, Wales. After successfully challenging Chris Eubank for the WBO title, he has remained a super middleweight world champion for more than a decade. He has two sons, Joe and Connor, and lives in Blackwood.
On leaving the Artane, Sean Hogan fell into a life of crime, leading to a time in Mountjoy prison - he then tried to take his life, twice. In spite of everything he has endured, Sean is a strong father and husband and is not bitter about his experiences. He lives with his family and runs a small business with his wife. Sean Hogan is a pseudonym.
A retired Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal, Marc Cameron spent nearly thirty years in law enforcement. His assignments have taken him from Alaska to Manhattan, Canada to Mexico and dozens of points in between. He holds a second degree black belt in Jujitsu and is a certified scuba diver and man-tracker. Cameron lives in Alaska.
Rhona Cameron won Channel 4's prestigious 'So You Think You're Funny' award in 1992. A decade of sell-out shows and tours followed. TV credits include Have I Got News For You, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, and Parkinson as well as GaytimeTV. She co-wrote and starred in the BBC2 sitcom, Rhona. Rhona has appeared in The Vagina Monologues in the West End and appeared on the first series of ITV's I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!
Julia Cameron has been an active artist for more than thirty years. She is the author of 17 books, fiction and non-fiction, including The Artist's Way, The View of Gold and The Right to Write, her bestselling works on the creative process. A novelist, playwright, songwriter and poet, her work has featured in theatre, film and television. She divides her time between Manhattan and the desert of New Mexico.
Ann Cameron has worked in publishing, as a university teacher and as a camp cook on a Mayan dig in Belize where boa constrictors climbed into the thatch of the roof to hunt mice at night. Ann has written a number of books for children.
Claire Cameron is a novelist and writer, whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Globe and Mail, and The Rumpus. She worked as a wilderness instructor for Outward Bound and in the early 1990s led canoe trips at a summer camp in Algonquin Park in Canada. This story is inspired by her experiences there. She now lives in Toronto with her husband and two children.
Ben Cameron is an artist living and working on Rochester, England. His work ranges from doodles to large scale, highly detailed illustrations. He works under the name Strange Paul and is often cited as creating the ‘world’s saddest doodle’. He is a regular contributor to WOW magazine.
Marlon Brando was one of the biggest Hollywood stars of his generation, an international film idol and star of classic films from On The Waterfront and Last Tango in Paris to The Godfather and Apocalypse Now. Cult screenwriter and director Donald Cammell wrote Nic Roeg's Performance and directed the SF classic Wild Seed, among other films.
Tony Ross was born in London and trained at the Liverpool School of Art. He has worked as a cartoonist, graphic designer, and art director of an advertising agency. He is now considered to be one of the finest children's illustrators in the country.
Kevin Sampson is the author of eight novels as well as Extra Time, his account of a season in the life of a Liverpool FC fanatic. He has contributed to football anthologies, including Here We Go Gathering Cups in May and Redmen, which he also edited. Kevin is a regular contributor to the Guardian, Observer and Liverpool FC TV, the club's dedicated TV channel. He lives on Merseyside where he is a member of the Liverpool Producers Association, and a long-term supporter of the Writing on the Wall festival and CALM, the mental health charity. You can find him at @ksampsonwriter on Twitter.
John Campbell is recognised as one of Britain's leading political biographers. In addition to Edward Heath, which won the NCR Award in 1994, his subjects have included Lloyd George (1977), F.E. Smith, Lord Birkenhead (1983), Roy Jenkins (1983) and Aneurin Bevan (1986). His most recent books are If Love Were All: The Story of Frances Stevenson and David Lloyd George, and Pistols at Dawn, published by Jonathan Cape in June 2009. He is currently writing the authorised biography of Roy Jenkins.
The Oxford Companion to English Literature describes Ramsey Campbell as 'Britain's most respected living horror writer'. He has been awarded the Grand Master Award of the World Horror Convention and the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Horror Writers Association. His regular columns appear in All Hallows, Dead Reckonings and Video Watchdog. He is the President of the British Fantasy Society.
David G. Campbell is an ecologist and explorer who has carried out research on all seven continents, most notably in the Amazonian rainforests and in Antarctica. He is the Henry R. Luce Professor of Nations and the Global Environment at Grinnell College, Iowa. The Crystal Desert, Campbell's book about the Antarctic Peninsula, was published by Cape in 1993.
Ali and Robin Campbell were born and brought up in 1960's Birmingham and went on to lead one of pop/reggae music legends UB40 with record sales in excess of £50 million.
Born in 1974, Fiona Campbell studied psychology and zoology at Bristol University and UCL. She then moved to Tokyo to work for Unilever, and while she was there she began writing. On her return to the UK, she completed this novel for the Manchester Metropolitan Writing MA, and she currently works as a policy director for environmental campaigns in Liverpool.
Liza Campbell is a columnist for Harpers & Queen, an artist, writer and calligrapher. She lives in London with her two children.
Barney Campbell joined the army after university, was commissioned into the Blues and Royals and served with them for five years. He was deployed on a tour of Afghanistan in the winter of 2009/10. He is from the Scottish Borders and is currently working in Paris. Rain is his first novel.
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