- Daisuke Takahashi – the explorer and non-fiction writer goes in search of Robinson Crusoe.
- David Wishart – a historical crime writer who creates alternative solutions to Roman mysteries.
- Keith Gray – a YA author who doesn’t shy away from taboos.
- Kirsty Scott – a journalist turned novelist who is an expert and weaving multiple plot strands and points of view.
- Meirion Jordan – the prize-winning poet talks about the interplay between maths and poetry.
- Michèle Roberts – the acclaimed novelist on creating new literary forms and teaching creative writing.
- Sade Adeniran – the Commonwealth Writers’ prize winning author on self-publishing and promoting her debut novel.
- Sergio Casci – the screenwriter talks about his first feature film, American Cousins, and about adapting books for the screen.
- Tess Gerritsen – the bestselling writer of medical thrillers talks about the inspiration for her Rizzoli and Isles novels.