Biography

Charlie Brooker (Author)
Charlie Brooker is an award-winning writer, producer and broadcaster whose career has spanned television, radio, print, and online media.

Brooker is the creator and writer of Black Mirror which is set to launch its fourth season on Netflix later this year and recently picked up SAG, PGA and BAFTA Craft Award nominations. The critically acclaimed, mind-bending anthology series originally launched on Channel 4 in 2011 and has collected awards including Emmy®, Rose D'or and Peabody Awards.

Brooker also writes regular comment pieces for The Guardian, and has been a previous winner of the Columnist of the Year award at the British Press Awards. As well as winning three British Comedy Awards, he also won a BAFTA in 2016 for his annual shindig Charlie Brooker’s End of Year Wipe.

Cory Doctorow (Author)
CORY DOCTOROW is a co-editor of Boing Boing and a columnist for Locus. His award-winning novel Little Brother was a New York Times bestseller. Born and raised in Canada, he lives in Los Angeles.

Claire North (Author)
CLAIRE NORTH is the pen name for the Carnegie-nominated Catherine Webb. She is the bestselling author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August.
She lives in London.

Sylvain Neuvel (Author)
SYLVAIN NEUVEL is the author of the Themis Files trilogy: Sleeping Giants, Waking Gods, and the upcoming Only Human. Sleeping Giants has been optioned by Sony Pictures for development into a film and was sold for translation into twenty languages. He lives in Montreal.