Diana Gabaldon is the internationally bestselling author of many historical novels including CROSS STITCH, DRAGONFLY IN AMBER, VOYAGER, DRUMS OF AUTUMN, THE FIERY CROSS and A BREATH OF SNOW AND ASHES. She lives with her family in Scottsdale, Arizona. Visit her website at www.dianagabaldon.com
Eva Gabrielsson is an architect and author in Sweden of books on a variety of subjects including concubinage and architecture. She is the translator of Philip K. Dick's The Man in the High Castle into Swedish, and she has been involved with Expo magazine since its founding by her long-term partner, the late Stieg Larsson.
Teresa Gallagher is a familiar voice to listeners of BBC Radio, having recorded numerous plays and audiobooks. On television, she has presented the BBC children's series Playdays. She has also read the Emily Windsnap and Meg Cabot titles for Orion Audiobooks.
After COLONEL SIN (1968) by Kingsley Amis, John Gardner was the next writer to be asked to write further adventures of James Bond. He wrote, like Fleming, fourteen Bond books, plus novelisations of the films GOLDENEYE and LICENCE TO KILL, from 1981 to 1996.Before becoming an author of fiction in the early 1960s John Gardner was variously a stage magician, a Royal Marine officer, a journalist and, for a short time, a priest in the Church of England. 'Probably the biggest mistake I ever made,' he says. 'I confused the desire to please my father with a vocation which I soon found I did not have.'In all, Gardner had fifty-five novels to his credit - many of them bestsellers. John Gardner died in 2007.For more information about John Gardner and his non-Bond works, visit his website.
Lisa Gardner sold her first novel when she was just 20 years old. In 1993 she graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in international relations. She lives in New Hampshire.
Sartaj Garewal has been a professional actor and voice artist for over 14 years. His theatre credits include TINDERBOX (Bush Theatre), ROMEO & JULIET (Manchester Royal Exchange) and TOO CLOSE TO HOME (Lyric Hammersmith). On Television, he plays Jasper in hit US teen drama HOUSE OF AUNBIS for Nickelodeon. Other TV & Film credits include THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN (20th Century Fox), THE INFIDEL (Slingshot), DIRTY WAR (HBO/BBC), LAW & ORDER (Kudos), KEEN EDDIE (Paramount), BASELINE (Motion Picture House), DOCTORS, CASUALTY, THE BILL and EASTENDERS. Sartaj played the lead role of Kuljit Singh on BBC radio drama SILVER STREET for 6 years. Other BBC radio drama includes THE ARCHERS, CLARE IN THE COMMUNITY and THE SPIRITUAL CENTRE. His audio books include CUTTING FOR STONE by Abraham Verghese and OURS ARE THE STREETS by Sunjeev Sahota.
THE SHIPKILLER and NORMANDIE TRIANGLE. He created the Ben Abbott detective series (HARDSCAPE, STONEDUST, FROSTLINE, MCMANSION and MAUSOLEUM), and was twice nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award by the Mystery Writers of America.
Under his pen name Paul Garrison he has written five modern sea thrillers including RED SKY AT MORNING, SEA HUNTER, and THE RIPPLE EFFECT. THE WRECKER, a collaboration with Clive Cussler, was a NEW YORK TIMES top ten bestseller. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, filmmaker Amber Edwards.
Bobby George tried various jobs, from painting to concrete floor-laying, before takinng up darts at the age of 30. Within six months he was playing in the World Championships, and went on to become one of the most charismatic figures in the golden era of the sport, playing alongside the likes of Eric Bristow, Jocky Wilson and John Lowe. Now, as well as commentating on the sport for the BBC, he also appears in films, TV and videos.
Adele Geras was born in Jerusalem. Since 1976 she has published many acclaimed books for children and young adults. She lives in Manchester with her husband and they have two daughters.
Sarah Gibb trained at St Martin's and then at Brighton College of Art. She is currently working on jackets for all the 'Adrian Mole' books and her distinctive work can currently be seen on posters for the 'Nanny Diaries'. She is much in demand for her designs for book jackets and has published some very successful fairy books for children as well as illustrating fiction.
Alan Gibbons is a full-time writer and a visiting speaker and lecturer at schools, colleges and literary events nationwide, including the major book festivals: Edinburgh, Northern Children's Book Festival, Swansea, Cheltenham, Sheffield and Salford. Alan has recently embarked on a high-profile, nationwide campaign to champion libraries and librarianship and to reevaluate government commitment to educational spending. He lives in Liverpool with his wife and four children. Visit his website at http://www.alangibbons.com, read his blog at http://alangibbons.net, follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/mygibbo, Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/alan.gibbons.35 and Flickr at http://www.flickr.com/people/71279646@N08.
Melanie Gideon lives in San Francisco with her husband and son. Her essay 'A Diesel Engine Woke Up My Marriage' originally in the New York Times and caused an tide of empathy from fellow housewives who were wondering, 'How did I get here?!'
Emily Giffin graduated from Wake Forest University and the University of Virginia School of Law. She practised law in New York City for several years before moving to London, where she began writing full time. She now lives in Atlanta with her husband, two sons and a daughter.
Peter Giles is a Los Angeles based actor with extensive credits in Television and Film. Recent LA work includes guest spots on COLD CASE, DIRT, NAVY:NCIS, LAS VEGAS, CSI:NY and CSI:MIAMI. While Living in NYC he appeared both on and off Broadway and guest starred on multiple TV series including SEX AND THE CITY, LAW AND ORDER, LAW AND ORDER:SVU and THE THIRD WATCH. Currently you can hear him on HBO's animated series, "LIFE AND TIMES OF TIM." A graduate of the Neighborhood Playhouse, he is originally from Vancouver, Canada.
Bob McCabe broadcasts on film for Radio 1 and is associate editor of 'Film Guide'. He contributes to 'Empire', and 'Q' magazines and has also contributed to 'Premier', 'Film Review', 'Evening Standard', 'Daily Mirror', 'The Express' and was film editor of 'Vox'. He is the author of the BFI book on 'The Exorcist'.
Sèphera Girón is the author of an array of horor novels and erotica. She has been Toastmistress for The World Horror Convention, the Mistress of Ceremonies for the Horror Writers Association Bram Stoker Awards and the Author Guest of Honour at Necon and Eeriecon. She penned the non-fiction book, HOUSE MAGIC: THE GOOD WITCH'S GUIDE TO BRINGING GRACE TO YOUR SPACE and has also released a KAMA SUTRA SEDUCTIONS card deck. She runs workshops and gives lectures on horror and metaphysical ideas. When Sèphera isn't writing, she's a professional tarot counselor.
Dmitry Glukhovsky is a Journalism and Foreign Relations graduate of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Actually he is Russia Today`s roving reporter. From Algeria to Iceland, from Luxembourg to Kazakhstan, Glukhovsky has kept Russia Today viewers abreast of both breaking news and the results of major international gatherings. As correspondent he also took part in the Russian Polar expedition. In 2007, Glukhovsky got the Encouragement Award of the European Science Fiction Society in the prestigeous EuroCon contest in Copenhagen for his novel "Metro-2033". Apart from his native Russian, he speaks English, French, German, Hebrew and Spanish. His Metro novels have been international bestsellers and are the basis of the bestselling Metro computer game franchise.
Billy Goldberg MD is an emergency medicine physician on faculty at New
York City teaching hospital. He is also a writer and artist whose paintings
have been exhibited in New York City.
Amanda and Ruthanna are scions of Hollywood Royalty. Amanda's father, Leonard Goldberg, is the producer of legendary TV hits Charlie's Angels and Starsky and Hutch. Amanda began her career working for famed fashion designer Todd Oldham and is currently producing the new movie version of Wonder Woman. Ruthanna is the daughter of the inimitable Dennis Hopper. She produced the ultra hip CineVegas Film Festival in Las Vegas and recently produced and co-starred with her father in the soon-to-be-released indie film, Americano.