Christopher Cairns is a freelance writer and journalist based in Edinburgh. He has had numerous pieces published in the Sunday Times, the Sunday Herald and trade magazines. Before going freelance, he was a news reporter and then environment correspondent at the Scotsman.
Erik Calonius is a former reporter, editor and London correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and served as an editor and writer for Fortune, where he was nominated for the National Magazine Award. He collaborated with Dan Ariely on international bestseller PREDICTABLY IRRATIONAL.
Tim Campbell is the former graduate management trainee who wowed Sir Alan Sugar and audiences to win the first UK series of The Apprentice. Tim worked at Amstrad for two years before leaving to set up with The Bright Ideas Trust with co-author Paul Humphries. Paul has bags of experience in business development and was involved in starting online bank Egg and the sports index Opta. Tim is fast developing a reputation as the voice of young Britain and the acceptable face of business. He is a Cabinet Office Social Enterprise Ambassador, a Child Ambassador for London and was voted a Young Gun by the Growing Business Awards.
Duncan Campbell is a senior correspondent with the Guardian, where he has worked as the paper's crime correspondent and Los Angeles correspondent. He has written five non-fiction books including The Underworld, That Was Business, This Is Personal and Billy Connolly: The Authorised Version. He previously worked for Time Out and contributed to OZ, IT and The Rising Nepal. He is married to Oscar-winning actress Julie Christie.
Violet Margaret Princess Cannon was born and bred in Bradford, West Yorkshire, and raised in the traditional Romany way. At thirty-one, and in contrast to the media's portrayal of Gypsies and their culture, Violet has an education, a job and a divorce to her name. She has spent the last eight years working with Gypsies and Travellers, fighting to gain the community recognition as an ethnic minority in its own right. Violet is the founding member of the Northern Network of Travelling People and the Chairperson of the Romany Woman's Union, and has appeared in Closer magazine and on This Morning, and is about to judge the national Miss Gypsy UK competition.
Paul Canoville was born in Hillingdon, London. Starting out playing for non-league Hillingdon Borough, Canoville signed for Chelsea in 1981. He made his debut against Crystal Palace in April 1982 aged 20. He joined Reading in 1986, where his career ended due to injury. He now lives in London, he is an ambassador for the 'Kick it Out' campaign and regularly talks to schools about his experiences.
THE GOOD GUY is John Carbone's first book. He was born in the United States and now lives in Europe.
Helen Carey was born in Oxford and lived in London for many years. Before she began writing she had a range of jobs, including tour guide, army officer and management consultant. Her Lavender Road novels were inspired by a chance encounter with a neighbour who showed her the sites of the air-raid shelters on Clapham Common. She now lives in Wales with her husband and their two dogs.
Luis Carlos Montalván
Luis Carlos Montalván is a 17-year veteran and retired Captain of the US Army where he earned the Combat Action Badge, two Bronze Stars, and the Purple Heart. Luis' own writing is published in The New York Times and the Washington Post.
Antonio Carluccio is the author of several bestselling books including AN INVITATION TO ITALIAN COOKING and CARLUCCIO'S COMPLETE ITALIAN FOOD. In October 1999 he was made Commendatore of the Italian Republic. He and his wife Priscilla created Carluccio's, the specialist Italian food shop, and the successful Carluccio's Caffe chain of restaurants.
Amelia Carr grew up in Somerset, where she lives today. She has written numerous short stories for magazines as well as a number of novels under another name. Her novels under the name Amelia Carr, including DANCE WITH WINGS and A SONG AT SUNSET, have been very warmly acclaimed.
Mary Carter is a freelance writer and a graduate of the Amerian Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. After five years of acting, temping and waiting tables, she won a scholarship for her second degree in Sign Language Interpreting at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She currently lives in Manhattan.
Zoé de Las Cases
Zoé de Las Cases is an illustrator and artistic director of a Parisian creative agency.She is the author of a number of colouring books including - Secret Paris: Colouring for mindfulness; Secret Japan: Colouring for mindfulness: Secret Paris: Colour Your Way to Calm. www.zoedelascases.comFollow on Twitter @zoedelascases
In the autumn of 1970, after a brief acting career on Broadway and with various guest appearances on American TV shows, The Partridge Family catapulted David Cassidy to fame. Aged just 20, his face was on the cover of every teenage magazine. He became an international pop star. In 1974, his exhausting schedule took its toll on the quality of his life. David retired but has, since the 1990s, regularly appeared in and produced musicals in the States, and toured live - with Donny Osmond in particular - to appreciative audiences, particularly in the UK. He is happily married and has two children.
Seth Casteel is an award-winning pet photographer with a passion for working with animals. His series of underwater dog photographs have brought him worldwide attention, entertaining and bewildering millions of animal lovers. He is based in Los Angeles and Chicago and is the proud 'dad' to two dogs, Nala the mini-labradoodle and Fritz, the Norwich Terrier.
Philip Caveney was born in North Wales in 1951. The son of an RAF officer, he spent much of his childhood travelling the length and breadth of Britain and spent several years in Malaysia and Singapore. His first novel, The Sins of Rachel Ellis, was published in 1977. Since then, he has published many novels (or 'head movies' as he prefers to call them) and a series of children's books that have sold all over the world. He lives in Heaton Moor, Stockport and is currently working on his next book.
Debbie Cenziper is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist with The Washington Post. Over the past 20 years, she has investigated government fraud, public housing scandals, white-collar crime and deaths in psychiatric hospitals. Debbie has won nearly every major prize in American print journalism, including the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting by Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Journalism, given by Ethel Kennedy and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights.
Margaret Cezair-Thompson was born and raised in Jamaica, West Indies. She is the author of the highly acclaimed, bestselling novel The Pirate's Daughter, which was a Richard & Judy Summer Read in 2008. The True History of Paradise was her first novel, and was shortlisted for the IMPAC Award. She is a professor of English at Wellesley College, and lives in Massachusetts.
Claire Challis And Fabulous
Claire Challis has been Editor and Deputy Editor of some of the best-selling women's magazines in the UK for nearly a decade, from fast-paced weekly celebrity magazines, to glossy fashion monthlies. She is now a writer and journalist - and voice of the rich, glam and infamous...Fabulous has been on the sidelines of the biggest on and off-pitch stories to hit the high-octane world of premiership football - and now she's ready to share all the glamour, the gossip and the own goals...
Sarah Challis has lived in Scotland and California. She now lives in a Dorset village and is married with four sons.