Sam Bungey is a contributor for This American Life, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Daily Beast and other publications. He was a staff writer at the Vineyard Gazette newspaper in Massachusetts and founding editor of Mongrel magazine. He is currently deputy editor at The Global Mail. @littleracket.
Mark O’Connell is a staff writer for The Millions. He has written for The Guardian, The Observer, Slate and The Irish Times, and is a frequent contributor to The Book Bench, The New Yorker‘s literary blog. He has recently finished a book on the work of the Irish novelist John Banville, which will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2012. He lives in Dublin. He’s on Twitter as @mrkocnnll.
Eoin Butler is a contributor for The Irish Times and other publications. He is on Twitter as @eoinbutler.
Flynn Murphy is a journalist and sub-editor based in Sydney. He was previously a staff writer for the China Daily in Beijing, and for Australia’s Walkley Magazine. His views are not necessarily those of the Chinese Communist Party. He tweets as @camuscamel.
Andrew is an affable ad agency design director by day and a maniacal maker-of-all-things by night. He does everything. Illustration, design, typography, music videos, branding, creative direction, even music making.
Davy Banks is a professor of International Relations at George Washington University where he teaches classes on International Security Politics, and Diplomacy. Before academia he wrote a number of plays and contributed to Mongrel magazine. He is published in a number of academic journals and is currently completing a PhD on the role of symbols in international diplomacy. He lives in Washington DC.
Mark Cantan is from Ireland, a country with a proud heritage of great writers which someday Mark hopes to get around to reading something by. He has written films, plays, radio programmes and birthday cards for BBC, Rough Magic, The Abbey and his mum. He wrote this biog but weirdly likes talking about himself in the third person. For his sketches, films and music albums check out www.markcantan.com.
Oslo Davis is a cartoonist based in Melbourne, Australia, who draws for publications and websites worldwide. www.oslodavis.com
Edward’s background is in philosophy and banking. Having completed a doctorate in the former he then spent five years in a London-based investment bank. He now lives in Beirut where he has turned his attention to writing and film production.
Sam Irons is a London-based photographer. www.samirons.com
Colm Mac Athlaoich has worked as an illustrator for publications and editorials at home and abroad. When not working to a brief he leads a double life as a session trumpeter and fine artist. The proof is in the pudding – www.macathlaoich.com
Darragh McCausland holds a PhD in psychology from University College Dublin. He writes on music and culture for Totally Dublin, AU Magazine and his blog Asleep on the Compost Heap. He can be found on twitter as @darraghmc.
Max Myers is a London-based filmmaker. His most recent short film, Watching, stars Ian Hart. Watch an excerpt here.
Alice Quillet is a chef and co-owns a restaurant in Paris.
Larry Ryan is an assistant home news editor at The Independent. He also writes the “Caught in the Net” music column for the paper’s arts magazine, Radar. He is on Twitter as @larry_ryan.
Kelsey Short is an illustrator and cartoonist living in Los Angeles, California. More illustrations and comics can be seen at www.nowhereplace.com
Henrietta Williams is a documentary photographer, writer and urbanist. She exhibits regularly in the UK and Ireland, her work has appeared in The Guardian, Evening Standard and on the BBC. Check out more of her work at www.henriettawilliams.com