Helen East was born in Sri Lanka and has since lived and travelled all over the world teaching, performing and writing. She became a professional storyteller in 1979. She has written a series for the BBC World Service entitled Everyday Science. She lives in London.
Roger Ebert is the Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times. He has also been the co-host of many successful national television programs. He resides in Chicago, Illinois.
William Edmonds is a former teacher who has been gardening professionally since 1998. Apart from looking after his own classic cottage garden at Rodmell, he has been managing the kitchen garden (now allotments) at Monk’s House (the former home of the Woolfs and now a National Trust property) for the past thirty years and was for ten years the chairman of the RHS (Rodmell Horticultural Society). .....
Gerald Basil Edwards (1899-1976) was born in Vale Parish on the Channel Island of Guernsey and lived there until joining the Royal Guernsey Light Infantry in 1917. He attended Bristol University for several years, though he does not seem to have graduated. By the late 1920s Edwards was living in London, where he taught literature and drama at a number of institutions, including Toynbee Hall, and became acquainted with the writers J. .....
Katie Edwards is an exhibition interpretation manager at the Natural History Museum, London and has developed the content for exhibitions covering the life and earth sciences.
Richard Edwards was born in Tonbridge, Kent, and has since lived in Italy, France and Spain. He is an acclaimed writer for children and has written over 20 picture books and books of poetry for children. He divides his time between Edinburgh and Barcelona.
Dave Eggers is the editor of McSweeney’s and the author of three books: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; You Shall Know Our Velocity, a novel; and Visitants, a collection of short stories. He lives in California.
Deborah Eisenberg is the author of four collections of short stories and a play. She is the winner of the 2000 Rea Award for the Short Story, a Whiting Writers' Award, a Lannan Foundation Fellowship, and five O. Henry Awards. She lives in New York City.
Des Ekin is an Assistant Editor with The Sunday World. As well as researching investigative news articles, he writes a popular column that reaches more than a million readers every weekend. He was born in County Down, Northern Ireland and spent a decade reporting on Troubles in Northern Ireland before moving to Dublin, where he now lives with his wife and three children.
Khaled El Dash has 10 years experience with photography in television, conventional, digital, advertising, commercial and media fields. He is also the Cameraman and Lighting Manager for the Egyptian Satellite Channel. He lives in Cairo, Egypt.
A former bookseller and Web-site editor, Travis Elborough has been a freelance writer, author, and cultural commentator for the last decade. His books include The Bus We Loved: London's Affair with the Routemaster and The Vinyl Countdown. Nick Rennison has worked as a writer, editor, and bookseller for more than twenty years. His London Blue Plaque Guide has been through three editions in the last decade and he has also published The Book of London Lists, described by the London Evening Standard as a book that "can teach even the most die-hard Londoner something they didn't know. .....
Dr Brent Elliott is librarian and archivist to the Royal Horticultural Society and author of numerous articles and books. He has written introductions and captions to the RHS diaries since 1993. He is based in London.
Charles Elliott is an editor and writer who lives in London and gardens in Monmouth near the Welsh border. He is a regular contributor to Horticulture magazine, and has been a magazine editor and senior editor for Alfred A. Knopf in New York. He has written several books, including The Potting Shed Papers and More Papers from the Potting Shed. He lives in Monmouthshire and West London.
Kirsten Elliott has been giving tours of Bath to visitors from all over the world since 1985. Among the tours are those she devised for Bath International Music Festival and Bath Literature Festival. She has published widely in magazines and newspapers and has written two guidebooks to Bath and its surrounding area. She also lectures on many aspects of the city's history, has broadcast talks on BBC Radio 3, and has appeared on television.
Jonathan Elphick is a natural history author, editor and consultant who specialises in ornithology. During a career spanning almost 40 years, he has worked on many books, including the award-winning Birdwatcher's Handbook and Birds: The Art of Ornithology.
Lesley Ely is an experienced headteacher who has taught autistic children in mainstream schools. She lives in Northamptonshire. Her books for Frances Lincoln are Measuring Angels and Looking After Louis.
Caryl Emerson is A. Watson Armour III Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Princeton University.
Monroe Engel was Lionel Trilling's editor at the Viking Press in 1947, when The Middle of the Journey was published. He is the author of five novels, including Fish and Statutes of Limitations, and a study of Dickens. He was for more than thirty years a member of the Harvard English Department.
David Entrican is a professional landscape photographer living in Devon. Working with a specialist panoramic film camera and slow speed film, his photographs exhibit outstanding detail and vibrant colours. His first book A Year On Dartmoor is also published by Frances Lincoln
Barbara Epstein (1928–2006) worked in publishing and at The Partisan Review before becoming editor of The New York Review of Books in 1963. She began her publishing career at Doubleday & Co., where she served as junior editor after graduating from Radcliffe College in 1949. She was born Barbara Zimmerman in Boston, Massachusetts.
Helen Epstein is an independent consultant and writer specializing in public health in developing countries, and an adjunct assistant professor at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. She has advised numerous organizations, including the United States Agency for International Development, the World Bank, Human Rights Watch, and UNICEF. She writes frequently for various publications, including The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Magazine, and Granta, and is the author of The Invisible Cure: Why We Are Losing the Fight Against AIDS in Africa. .....
Hussein Eshref is an osteopath. His practice is based in Bounds Green, North London.
Péter Esterházy is one of the most widely known contemporary Hungarian writers. His award-winning works have been published in more than twenty languages.
California-based wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas spends nine months of the year photographing a wide variety of wildlife in the field. In recent years, she has specialized in documenting family life and has become well known for her unprecedented work with newborn animals. Although Suzi works primarily in Africa, she has undertaken commissions and led instructional photography tours and workshops everywhere from Antarctica and the Arctic to Alaska and Montana. .....
Euripides (c. 485-406 BCE) Of his ninety-two plays, eighteen survive--more than twice as many as survive from any other Greek tragedian. They include: Medea, Andromache, Cyclops, Electra, The Trojan Woman, Helen, The Phoenician Women Orestes, and The Bacchae.
With a background as a musician on the 60s rock scene, Mike Evans began writing about popular music in the 70s. As a freelance journalist he was a regular contributor to Melody Maker and his work appeared in UK rock magazines including Sounds and Cream. As author his books have included the much acclaimed The Art of the Beatles in 1984, the best-selling Elvis: A Celebration (2002), Waking Up In New York City in 2003, and Ray Charles: The Birth of Soul in 2005. .....
Richard Evans is Regius Professor of History and President of Wolfson College, Cambridge. His books include Death in Hamburg, Rituals of Retribution, In Defense of History, In Hitler's Shadow and The Third Reich Trilogy, a three-volume history of the Third Reich consisting of The Coming of the Third Reich, The Third Reich in Power, and The Third Reich at War. He is a fellow of the British Academy, the Royal Historical Society, and the Royal Society of Literature, and was awarded a knighthood for services to scholarship in 2012. .....
Franzeska lives in the village of Lochwinnoch in Renfrewshire, where she enjoys the wildlife, especially in the RSPB bird reserve. She's written over 25 books for children, and often uses shadow theatre to help people of all ages with their writing. She was Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at the University of the West of Scotland in Ayr, helping students with their academic writing. Her books for Frances Lincoln are Sita, Snake Queen of Speed and There's a Hamster in my Pocket. .....