- Jussi Valtonen, an author and psychologist from Helsinki. He studied neuropsychology in the United States and screenwriting in the UK. His previous works include two novels and a short story collection. His novel, They Know Not What They Do, was a critical and popular success in Finland, and is now forthcoming with One World.
- Megan Hunter, born in Manchester in 1984 and now living in Cambridge with her young family. She has a BA in English Literature from Sussex University, and an MPhil in English Literature: Criticism and Culture from Jesus College, Cambridge. Her poetry has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize. The End We Start From is her first novel.
Chaired by Yasmin Khan, a cultural consultant, coach and independent curator. As director of Covalent Creatives she operates a multidisciplinary portfolio, collaborating on innovative projects and exhibitions across the creative sector. Yasmin is also the founding producer of Sindbad Sci-Fi, a platform dedicated to Arab science fiction.
This event is included in both the World on the Brink Sunday Pass and the World on the Brink Weekend Pass.