Maria Butunoi is a teacher and poet.

Fred Chance is a photographer with an interest in pin-hole cameras as well as more conventional photography.

Jeff Cloves is a poet and journalist.

Adam Horovitz lives at the top of the Slad valley where he spent his formative years. His recent books include a memoir about growing up in the footsteps of Laurie Lee.

Nadine Faye James is a professional designer and illustrator.

Allotments drawing

John Nicol is a teacher and musician. His most recent book is set in Northumberland.

Philip Rush works as an English teacher in Gloucester. In October 2009, his first full collection, Big Purple Garden Paintings was short-listed for the Aldeburgh First Collection Prize. Philip can be contacted by email for readings and other inquiries.

Richard Vick works in Stroud as a teacher and a leader of writing workshops.