Malika Booker is an international writer whose work is steeped in anthropological research methodology and rooted in storytelling. Her writing spans poetry, theatre, monologue, installation, and education. Clients and organisations she has worked with include Arts Council England, BBC, British Council, Wellcome Trust, National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Arvon, and Hampton Court Palace
Nikesh Shukla an author and the editor of the essay collection, The Good Immigrant, where 21 British writers of colour discuss race and immigration in the UK. His short stories have featured in Best British Short Stories 2013, Five Dials, The Moth Magazine, Pen Pusher, The Sunday Times, Book Slam, BBC Radio 4, First City Magazine and Teller Magazine. He has written for the Guardian, Esquire, Buzzfeed, Vice and BBC 2. He has, in the past, been writer in residence for BBC Asian Network and Royal Festival Hall.
R.A. Villanueva is the author of Reliquaria, winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize. He is also the winner of the inaugural Ninth Letter Literary Award for poetry. He is a founding editor of Tongue: A Journal of Writing & Art
Raymond Antrobus is a British-Jamaican poet, performer and educator, born and bred in East London, Hackney. He is one of the world's first recipients of an MA in Spoken Word education. His poems have been published in magazines and literary journals such as The Rialto, Magma Poetry, Oxford Diaspora's Programme, British Council Literature and Media Diversified.
Theresa Lola is a Nigerian British Poet based in London. She is a part of the Barbican Young Poets led by Jacob Sam La Rose. She was shortlisted for the 2015 Outspoken Poetry Prize and was one of the winners of the 2016 Magic Oxygen Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in Barbican Young Poets Anthology, Brittle Paper, and Magic Oxygen Poetry Anthology.