Stan Nicholls Chair/Co-Treasurer
Stan is an author of fantasy fiction with more than thirty books to his credit. He has also been a journalist and specialist bookshop proprietor. His Orcs: First Blood trilogy is a world-wide bestseller, with over a million copies sold, and he was the recipient of a lifetime achievement award presented at Belgium’s Trolls & Légendes festival in 2007.
Sky Campbell Website Manager
Sky lives in the USA and works in the field of endangered language preservation. A long time David Gemmell fan, he was the creator of the popular fan site www.legendreaders.com.
Alex Davis Public Relations/Fundraiser
Alex studied Creative Writing at the University of Derby, receiving a 2:1, and subsequently acted as Literature Development Officer for Derby City. He has worked as Desk Editor for Black Library and Solaris, and freelanced in many other capacities, including creative writing tutoring, proofreading, copy-editing and event management. He is the founder of the annual Edge-Lit festival and of independent publisher Boo Books.
Anne Nicholls Programme Book Editor/Co-Treasurer
Anne is the author of a number of novels and short stories, including Mindsail and The Brooch of Azure Midnight. She was the editor of an online site with a readership of around 240,000. All that was under the name of Anne Gay. As Anne Nicholls she is an author, broadcaster and counsellor.