Joseph Finlay is a musician and writer. He was formerly Deputy Editor of the Jewish Quarterly and writes about politics, music and Jewishness. His personal website is www.josephfinlay.com. Rosa Ainley is a writer and an editor at the Architectural Association. Her most recent book is 2 Ennerdale Drive: An Unauthorised Biography. David Anderson is a contributing editor at Review 31. Robin Baird-Smith is Publisher at Bloomsbury, having been formerly editorial director at Harper Collins, Constable and Duckworth. He is a Director of The Tablet and a member of the Society of Analytical Psychology. Houman Barekat is the editor of Review 31. He is co-editor, with Mike Gonzalez, of Arms and the People: Popular Movements and the Military from the Paris Commune to the Arab Spring. Jonathan Barnes is the author of two novels, The Somnambulist and The Domino Men. Nathaniel Barron is a freelance writer based in London. Dan Barrow is a poet and critic based in south-east London. He has written for The Wire, Plan B, The Quietus and others. His poetry was included in the Salt Book of Younger Poets. Robert Barry is a freelance writer and composer based in Paris. Douglas Battersby is a freelance writer and graduate student based in London. Steffen Böhm is Director of the Essex Sustainability Institute and Professor in Management and Sustainability at the University of Essex. Simon Behrman is a PhD researcher and sessional lecturer at the School of Law, Birkbeck College. He is the author of Shostakovich: Socialism, Stalin and Symphonies. Liam Murray Bell is a writer based in Sussex. He is author of So It Is, a novel about the role of women in the Northern Irish Troubles, and co-editor of the essay collection Writing Urban Space. Ian Birchall is a historian and translator. His most recent book is Tony Cliff: A Marxist for his Time. Andrew Blackman is a freelance writer living in Crete, and author of the novels A Virtual Love and On the Holloway Road. He blogs about writing and books at www.andrewblackman.net. Alan Bowden is a Philosophy PhD researcher at Durham University. He reviews fiction at the Words of Mercury blog. Ka Bradley works in publishing. Eugene Brennan is a PhD researcher with the University of London Institute in Paris and teaches English with Université Paris 13. He is also a contributor to 3AM Magazine and The Quietus. Luke Brunning is reading for a DPhil in Philosophy at St John’s College, Oxford. Sam Buchan-Watts is a poet and editor living in London. Polly Bull lives in London and has a PhD in the history of gender and reading from the University of London. She currently works in higher education publishing while pursuing freelance writing projects. Jessie Burton studied at Oxford University and the Central School of Speech and Drama. Her first novel, The Miniaturist, is to be published in July 2014 by Picador. Sam Caleb is a graduate student of modern and contemporary literature based in London. He reviews and writes non-fiction and fiction. Gareth Carrol is a graduate student in applied linguistics. He has contributed to numerous journals including the Spokesman and the Asian Journal of English Language Teaching. Danielle Child is a lecturer in art history at Manchester School of Art. Her current research is on social models of labour in contemporary art making, including art activism and socially engaged art. Amanda Civitello is a freelance writer based in Chicago. A graduate of Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois), she holds degrees in art history and political science. John P. Clark is a philosopher, teacher and political activist in New Orleans. His projects include the development of theories of communitarian anarchism and dialectical social ecology. His most recent books are Anarchy, Geography, Modernity and The Impossible Community. Benedict Clarke is a writer and former student at the Centre for Research in Modern Philosophy at the University of Kingston. He is currently undertaking research on the history of trade unionism in Britain. Jane Cleasby is a writer and researcher based in Brighton. She has recently completed an MA in Modern and Contemporary Literature, Culture and Thought at the University of Sussex. Her research focuses on contemporary American experimental writing, and the way it intersects with queer theory and radical utopianism. Rebecca Close is a writer and critic based in Barcelona where she is a graduate student on the Independent Studies Programme at the University of Barcelona and MACBA Museum. She is currently working at the editorial desk in Spain for ArtAsiaPacific Magazine. Anna Coatman is a writer and book editor based in London. David Convery is a London-based historian and the editor of Locked Out: A Century of Irish Working-Class Life, forthcoming from Irish Academic Press. Jemma Crew is a freelance writer based in London. Tom Cutterham is a graduate student in US history at St Hugh's College, Oxford. Sara D'Arcy is a freelance journalist based in London. She likes books, cats, and red wine, more or less in that order. Luke Davies is a PhD researcher with the Department of English at University College London, and a theatre practitioner based in London. Eli Davies is a London-based teacher and writer. She has written about culture, media and politics for New Left Project, the f-word and Open Democracy, and is currently writing her first novel. Robert M. Detman writes fiction and reviews, and is based in Oakland, California. His short story collection was a semi-finalist for the 2013 Hudson Prize from Black Lawrence Press. Alasdair Dick completed his MPhil in Modern European History at the
University of Cambridge in 2011 and now works for a publishing house in
London. He reviews and writes fiction and non-fiction. Josh Dickson lives in Brighton. He has an MA in Literature and Philosophy from the University of Sussex. Minoo Dinshaw is writing a biography of the late medieval historian, raconteur, occultist and Borders Scot, Sir Steven Runciman. Hazel Dowling is an artist working in film and performance, based in London. She is currently working on a research project at Kew Botanical archives, exploring the history of the Fern in relation to the emergence of the first female botanists Dana Drori is a freelance writer and model living in New York. She is also an intern at PEN. Sarah Emily Duff is a researcher in the medical humanities at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research in Johannesburg, South Africa. Michael Duffy is a PhD researcher with the Department of 20th and 21st-century literature at the University of Southampton. Jake Elliott is a graduate of Modern and Contemporary Literature at University College London. He is currently writing his first novel. Samantha Ellis is the author of How To Be a Heroine. Matt Ellison is a freelance writer based in London. Paul Ennis completed his PhD in philosophy at University College, Dublin in 2011. He is the author of Continental Realism and Post-Continental Voices: Selected Interviews. Marc Farrant is a contributing editor at Review 31. Alex Fletcher is a filmmaker and writer. He recently completed an MA at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University. Hugh Foley is a graduate student of modern and contemporary literature. He lives in London. Alexis Forss completed his MRes in English Literary Studies at the University of Southampton in 2012. He is a PhD researcher at Brunel University. Lena Friesen is a graduate of Ryerson University, Toronto, and writes the blog Music Sounds Better With Two. She is based in London. Orit Gat is a writer based in New York. Her writing has appeared in Frieze, ArtReview, The Brooklyn Rail, The White Review and elsewhere. She is a contributing editor at Rhizome. Charlotte Geater is a graduate student in Creative Writing at the University of Kent, and works in publishing. Niall Gildea is a PhD researcher and teaching associate in the Department of English at Queen Mary, University of London. His research focuses on the controversy around the proposal to award Jacques Derrida an honorary doctorate of letters at Cambridge in 1992. Louis Goddard is an MPhil student at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. He plans to start a PhD in English at the University of Sussex in September 2013. Mike Gonzalez is Emeritus Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of Glasgow. Kate Gould is a writer, campaigner for sex workers' rights at SCOT-PEP and commissioning editor at The Fine Line. She is the author of Exposing Phallacy, a study of flashing in contemporary culture. Marjorie Gracieuse is a Leverhulme Research Fellow at the University of Warwick, working on a project on bio-ethics and bio-politics. She has written her PhD thesis on Deleuze and the problem of Hierarchy, and is currently preparing a book on Deleuze, Artaud and the Crowned Anarchy of Desire. John Green is a freelance journalist based in London. He is the author of several books, including a biography of the radical artist Ken Sprague and a recent biography of Friedrich Engels. Callam Green is a freelance writer & researcher based in Stratford-upon-Avon. Samuel Grove is a PhD researcher with the Centre for Critical Theory at the University of Nottingham. He has written for various publications including Tribune Magazine and Red Pepper. Terence Hamilton is a graduate student at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Mary Hannity is an assistant editor at The White Review. Her reviews have previously appeared in The Spectator. Daniel Hartley is a literary critic, currently writing his PhD at the University of Giessen, Germany. He blogs at Thinking Blue Guitars. Tom Hastings is a PhD candidate at the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at University of Leeds. He runs the art writing blog www.mineralmatters.wordpress.com. James Heartfield is the author of An Unpatriotic History of the Second World War and The European Union and the End of Politics. He is currently working on a history of the Anti-Slavery Society and lecturing in London. Jeff Heydon is a PhD researcher at Goldsmiths, University of London and a Sessional Instructor at the Centre for Communication, Culture and Information Technology, University of Toronto. Matt Hill is a freelance writer based in London. Francis Hutton-Williams is an Amelia Jackson scholar at the University of Oxford, where he is completing his doctorate. Matthew Ingleby teaches literature and film at University College London. He has published articles on diverse topics including the role of locality in utopia, building plots, and Victorian Bloomsbury bachelordom, and is co-editor of a forthcoming essay collection entitled GK Chesterton, London and Modernity. Ruth Jackson is a third-year PhD researcher with the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. Phil Jourdan is a musician, translator and PhD researcher living in the UK. His latest book, Praise of Motherhood, is published by Zero Books. Sarah Keenan teaches law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Joe Kennedy teaches literature, theory and philosophy at several universities. He has a PhD in 1940s fiction from the University of East Anglia, and has written for publications including the Times Literary Supplement and The Quietus. He is writing a book on football and neoliberal ideology which will be published by Zer0 Books in 2014. Andrew Key is a contributor editor at Review 31. Robert Kiely is a poet, critic, and book reviewer, currently completing a PhD and tutoring at Birkbeck College, University of London. Jake Kinzey is the author of The Sacred and the Profane: An Investigation of Hipsters. Chris Law is a freelance writer and researcher based in London. He completed an MA at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University. Katie Da Cunha Lewin is a London-based freelance writer and a PhD researcher with the department of English at the University of Sussex. She researches and writes on structuralism, modern and contemporary literature, and negative theology. Matt Lewis is a freelance writer based in London. He writes and reviews fiction and non-fiction. Andre van Loon is a freelance literary critic, specialising in new British and American novels and studies of Russian nineteenth century literature. He holds an MA in English Literature & Russian Studies from the University of Edinburgh and lives in London. Marika Lysandrou works at the literary agency Sheil Land Associates. Jamie Mackay is a PhD researcher with the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick. He is a contributing editor of openDemocracy’s British Politics section, OurKingdom. Mélissa Mahi is a graduate student in publishing at University College London. Željka Marošević works in publishing. She writes fiction and poetry. Andrew Marzoni is a writer, critic, and PhD researcher with the Department of English at the University of Minnesota. He currently lives in New Orleans. Pete Maxwell s a London-based writer and critic, and a graduate of the Royal College of Art’s Critical Writing in Art and Design programme. Helen McClory is a writer and reader living in Edinburgh. She blogs at http://schietree.wordpress.com/ John P. Merrick has recently completed an MA at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University. Ben Millson is a trainee solicitor and holds an MA in English Literature. David Morgan is a journalist, historian and human rights campaigner, and secretary of the Socialist History Society. Andy Murray is a research student in history of art at University College London. Stephen Lee Naish is the author of U.ESS.AY: Politics and Humanity in American Film. His writing has appeared in numerous journals and periodicals, including Gadfly and The Quietus, the academic journal Scholardarity, and the journal of beat writing reviews and articles, Empty Mirror. John Newsinger is a Senior Lecturer in history at Bath Spa University, and the author of The Blood Never Dried: A People’s History of the British Empire. Alex Niven is a writer living in East London. His book Folk Opposition was published in 2011, and he blogs at thefantastichope.blogspot.co.uk. Tony Norfield is a PhD researcher with the Department of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.
Benjamin Noys teaches critical theory at the University of Chichester. He is the author of Georges Bataille: A Critical Introduction and The Persistence of the Negative: A Critique of Contemporary Continental Theory. Lilly O'Donnell is freelance writer based in New York. She is currently working on her first book, a biography of her deceased artist father, a memoir of researching him, and a study of art in life. Hugh O'Shaughnessy is a Guardian journalist and author. Mark Olden is a journalist, TV producer and author of Murder in Notting Hill. Maya Osborne is a writer based in London. She has just completed an MA in Critical Theory at the University of Sussex. Nicolas Padamsee is a postgraduate student in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. DC Pae is a multidisciplinary writer and the author of Imperium of Steves. She is currently writing her second novel. Alexandra Pett is a freelance journalist based in London. Jeffrey Petts has recently completed a PhD on 'Work and the Aesthetic' with the Department of Philosophy at the University of York. Steve Platt is a freelance writer and a former editor of the New Statesman. Pascal Porcheron is a freelance writer and publisher based in Cambridge. Nina Power is a senior lecturer in philosophy at Roehampton University. She is the author of One Dimensional Woman and has co-edited Alain Badiou's On Beckett and his Political Writings. James Pulford is a feature writer for a London publisher. He also writes fiction, drama and criticism. Farzana Rahman is a writer at Media Diversity UK. She has just written her first (as yet unpublished) book, a novel about inter-racial relationships in a London setting.
Theo Reeves-Evison is a graduate student at the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London. David Renton is a barrister and the author of CLR James: Cricket’s Philosopher King. Abigail Rhodes is a writer and publishing executive at the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation. Aaron Sams is a freelance writer and politics student based in London. Sarah De Sanctis works as a translator for the Department of Philosophy at the University of Turin. She is currently a Doctoral Research Student at the London Graduate School, and part of the LabOnt research centre. Sarah Seltzer is a writer of contest-winning fiction, essays, journalism, humour, listicles and Jane Austen fanfiction. She lives in New York City, where she grew up. Find her on twitter @sarahmseltzer. Richard Sharpe is a senior lecturer with the Department of Journalism at the University of East London and a senior associate of the London East Research Institute. Veronica Simmonds is a researcher, writer and broadcaster based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her work is focused on semiotics and the media. Tom Snow is a freelance writer and researcher usually based in London. Jeremy Spencer completed his PhD in art theory at the University of Essex and teaches at the Colchester School of Art and Design. Nick Srnicek Nick Srnicek is a teaching fellow in geopolitics and globalisation at University College London. He is co-author, with Alex Williams, of Folk Politics, forthcoming from Zero Books. Tom Steele is a Senior Research Fellow with the School of Education at the University of Glasgow. His latest book, with Richard Taylor, is British Labour and Higher Education 1945 - 2000: Ideology, Policy and Practice. Nell Stevens is a PhD researcher with the department of English language and literature at King’s College London. Thomas Stewart is an English graduate from the University of Glamorgan. He enjoys suburban fiction, horror films, folk music and has an obsession with the human psyche. David Stubbs is a journalist and author whose books include The Prince Charles Letters and Fear Of Music: Why People Get Rothko But Don't Get Stockhausen. His most recent book is Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany. Rachel Sykes is a PhD researcher with the Department of American and Canadian studies at the University of Nottingham. Frith Taylor is a freelance writer based in London. She reviews and writes fiction and poetry. JD Taylor is a freelance writer based in London. Sebastian Truskolaski is a PhD reaseacher at Goldsmiths, University of London London. His research focuses on the work of Theodor Adorno, Walter Benjamin and Karl Marx. Lewis Turner is a London-based writer. He has spent time as a journalist in Palestine and Egypt. Helen Tyson is a PhD researcher and Teaching Associate in the Department of English at Queen Mary, University of London. She writes on modernist literature and psychoanalysis. Jennifer Upton is a PhD researcher at Clare Hall, Cambridge. Her research focuses on literary non-fiction in South Africa. Sara Veale is a London-based copy-editor, poet and freelance critic. Giovanni Vimercati is a journalist and media analyst at Heavy Symbols (www.heavysymbols.com). Stuart Walton is author of A Natural History of Human Emotions, Out Of It: A Cultural History of Intoxication, and the forthcoming In The Realm of the Senses: A Materialist Theory of Seeing and Feeling. He also writes on food and wine. Calum Watt is a PhD researcher with the department of film studies at King's College London. Belinda Webb is a writer and critic and has written for the Guardian, Tribune, the Times Literary Supplement and the New Humanist. She lives in London. Luke White teaches the history of art, design and visual culture at Middlesex University and Birkbeck College. He has recently contributed to various journals including Radical Philosophy and Tate Papers, and with Claire Pajaczkowska edited the book The Sublime Now. Joel White is a freelance writer and graduate student at the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston London and Paris VIII, Vincennes-Saint-Denis. Daniel Whittall teaches geography in a secondary school in Bracknell. Will Wiles is a freelance writer and the author of a novel, Care of Wooden Floors. His second novel, The Way Inn, will be published by Fourth Estate in June 2014. Gee Williams is a poet, playwright, novelist and broadcaster. Her most recent
book is A Girl's Arm. Zoe Williams is a columnist on the Guardian, and author of Bring it on, Baby. Abigail Williams is a freelance writer and researcher based in London. David Winters is a literary critic. He has written for the Times Literary Supplement, Bookforum, Radical Philosophy and others. He is a co-editor at 3:AM Magazine. Nick Witham is senior lecturer in American social and cultural history at Canterbury Christ Church University.