J. Meade Falkner
John Meade Falkner (1858-1932) was an English novelist and poet, best known for his 1898 novel, MOONFLEET. An extremely successful businessman as well, he became chairman of the arms manufacturer Armstrong Whitworth during World War I.
Jane Fallon is the multi-award winning television producer behind shows such as This Life, Teachers and 20 Things to Do before You're 30.
Kenneth Fearing (1902-1961) was born in Oak Park, Illinois. Voted wittiest boy and class pessimist in high school, he moved to New York City after graduating from the University of Wisconsin. He published several well-received volumes of poetry in addition to his books. THE BIG CLOCK is his most famous novel and was filmed twice, first in 1948, and then again in 1987.
Julian Fellowes, actor, writer, director, producer, was educated at Ampleforth, Magdalene College, Cambridge and Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. He trained in repertory theatre at Northampton and Harrogate. As creator, sole writer and executive producer of the hit television series DOWNTON ABBEY, Fellowes has won three Emmy awards and a Golden Globe. Fellowes received the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for GOSFORD PARK (2002). His work was also honoured by the Writer's Guild of America, the New York Film Critics' Circle and the National Society of Film Critics for Best Screenplay. Other writing credits for film include PICCADILLY JIM (2004), VANITY FAIR (2004), YOUNG VICTORIA (2009), THE TOURIST (2010), ROMEO & JULIET (2013), and the three-part drama DOCTOR THORNE for ITV. Fellowes also wrote and directed the award-winning films SEPARATE LIES and FROM TIME TO TIME. Fellowes wrote the books for the Tony-nominated stage production of MARY POPPINS and for SCHOOL OF ROCK: THE MUSICAL which opened on Broadway in December 2015, and was written and produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber.Fellowes has authored two novels: the international bestsellers SNOBS (2005) and PAST IMPERFECT (2008).Julian Fellowes became a life peer in 2011. He lives in Dorset and London with his wife, Emma.
Massimo Fenati was born in Genoa, Italy in 1969. He spent his childhood reading comics and illustrated books. During his university years he experimented with short illustrated stores and published some of his work in Italian comics magazines. After completing his MA in Architecture, in 1995 he moved to London and started his career as a product designer and later set up his own studio. He is now designing products and furniture for international clients including Nokia, Driade, Cappellini, Flos, Alessi, Crabtree & Evelyn, Lapalma, Fiam Italia and more.http://www.massimofenati.com/http://massimofenati.wordpress.com/http://sewnanddrawn.wordpress.com/
Liz Fenwick, award-winning author, ex-pat expert, wife, mother of three, and dreamer turned doer, was born in Massachusetts, and at the age of twenty-six moved to London where she fell in love with an Englishman. After nine international moves, she now spends her time in Cornwall with her husband and her mad cat, writing stories inspired by the beautiful Duchy.Find out more at www.lizfenwick.com or follow her on Twitter @liz_fenwick
Pam Ferris was recently on ITV with Felicity Kendall in Rosemary and Thyme and is in the latest Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in 2004. She was also (famously and brilliantly) Ma Larkin in Darling Buds of May with Catherine Zeta-Jones and has has featured on television in The Bill, Casualty, Middlemarch, Where the Heart Is, Nicholas Nickleby, Linda Green, Darling Buds of May, Clocking Off and now Rosemary & Thyme and appeared in numerous other TV productions. On film, she co-starred with Danny De Vito in Roald Dahl's Matilda.
Jamie Fewery is an author, columnist and copywriter. During the past few years he has written for the Daily Telegraph, Five Dials and Wired, and works for a London-based marketing and creative agency. He lives in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire with his wife, and watches a lot of sport on the television.
Emma Fielding recently starred in BENEATH THE SKIN and THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR.
Susannah trained at Guildhall School of Music and Drama leaving with 1st Class Honours in 2007 and since then she has featured on stage, film and radio. .Her first role was in the National Theatre's production of THE ROSE TATTOO, playing along side Zoe Wanamaker. Director, Nick Hytner, was so impressed with her performance she was offered the part of Hero in his production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING with Simon Russell Beale and Zoe Wanamaker.
This was quickly followed by her first screen role in WALLANDER and numerous other successful TV and film parts.
In addition to fiction, Finder continues to write extensively on espionage and international affairs relations for THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE WASHINGTON POST, and THE NEW REPUBLIC. He lives in Boston with his wife and daughter.
Terri Fleming is an experienced senior advertising copywriter. She was born in Australia, but has lived in the UK for over thirty years. Perception is her first novel.
Barbara Flynn began acting in her native Hastings whilst at school, and since leaving drama school has worked steadily across stage, film and television, creating and sustaining some memorable television characters.
Mick Foley is an American actor, author and professional wrestler, currently signed with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), where he is the reigning TNA World Heavyweight Champion.
Peter Forbes studied English in the same year as Ian Rankin at Edinburgh University. His credits include BERKELEY SQUARE (BBC) , Peter Kosminsky's THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR (Channel 4) , the multi-award winning BLACK WATCH (National Theatre of Scotland) , NEVER SO GOOD, AFTERLIFE and THE OBSERVER (National Theatre) and MAMMA MIA! (West End). He was nominated in the 2011 Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland for his performance in Liz Lochhead's EDUCATING AGNES (Royal Lyceum Theatre). He has read the unabridged THE COMPLAINTS and A COOL HEAD, both by Ian Rankin and THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND by Giles Foden.
Fiona Ford was born in Cornwall and grew up in Bath. As well as having a thirst for books Fiona had a huge interest in history and adored listening to her grandfather talk about his time in the navy during World War Two. Together they spent many a happy afternoon poring over the large collection of photos he had taken travelling the globe, somehow managing to perfectly capture life during wartime. Although Fiona went on to develop a successful career as a journalist, she never forgot her passion for the past. Now, Fiona has combined her love of writing with her love of days gone by in The Spark Girl, the first in a series of wartime sagas.Find out more about Fiona by following her on twitter @fionajourno, or visiting her website www.fionaford.co.uk.
Peter Thomas Fornatale
Peter Thomas Fornatale is a freelance writer and editor who lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife Susan and black labrador, Mugs.
Sherry Adams Foster
Sherry Adams Foster is an actress, voiceover talent and artist. Her audiobook directing and narrating credits include a Nabokov novel and a non-fiction account of Osama bin Laden. She holds a degree in theater from the University of Michigan.
Shannon Leone Fowler
Shannon Leone Fowler is a marine biologist, writer, and single mother of three young children, living in London. Since her doctorate on Australian sea lions, she's taught marine ecology in the Bahamas and Galapagos, led a university course on killer whales in the San Juan islands, spent a number of seasons as marine mammal biologist onboard ships in both the Arctic and Antarctic, taught graduate students field techniques while studying Weddell seals on the Ross Ice Shelf, and worked as a science writer at National Public Radio in Washington, DC. TRAVELING WITH GHOSTS is her first book.
Emilia Fox appeared in the BBC's PRIDE AND PRJUDICE whilst still at university, and has gone on to star in REBECCA, DAVID COPPERFIELD, BBC's 2009 MERLIN series and in 2012 starred as Lady Portia Alresford in UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS. She also reads regularly on Radio 4 and has taken over the role as Dr Nikki Alexander in the TV series SILENT WITNESS. Emilia has read numerous audiobooks including the MAGICAL CHILDREN series, THE SWEETNESS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PIE by Alan Bradley and SECRETS OF THE TIDES by Hannah Richell for Orion.