Authors

 with first letter D

Margrit Dahm

The German-born author came to London in 1962. She got married the same year and immediately moved to Hong Kong with her Chinese husband. When she returned to London after six years, she soon separated from him. Becoming a student again, she embarked on a course of German literature at the University of London. It was during her Masters degree course that she began to write poetry again and to take up teaching as a career. Her publications include two books of German poetry published in Aachen/ Germany, ‘Transforming the Moment’, a book of ... 

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Jacqui Davey

Born and raised in Northern Ireland, Jacqui Davey has been employed as an Occupational Therapist by the NHS for over 35 years, and has volunteered in overseas mission trips in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean. She enjoys writing, baking, knitting and a good book, as well as local walks, coffee shop trips, and supporting her church community; however, in light of a recent cancer diagnosis and treatment, she has chosen to slow her life down.

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Azem Deliu

Azem Deliu, born in January 1996 in Skënderaj, Kosovo. The great success of him was the novel "The Illegal Kisser" (Onufri, Tirana 2016) which, besides being a national bestseller, has already been translated into English. Interest for the author is growing also in other countries. French press has called him "the great author of the small country" and ‘’the new star of European literature’’. He is a member of the Association of Philosophers of Kosovo since the age of 19. He is being compared by Albanian and foreign media and critics with ... 

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John Dell

John Dell was born in Birmingham, England, before the Second World War. When he left school he started a seven-year apprenticeship as a carpenter and joiner. In 1960 he served two years of National Service in the Royal Air Force, during which time he married wife Pauline, then returned to the same construction company and became a foreman carpenter. This lead to further education in construction management and land surveying at what is now known as Aston University in Birmingham. He and Pauline have two sons, Carl and Paul, and one ... 

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Melissa Di Donato Roos

Melissa Di Donato Roos was born in New York to an Italian American family; is the eldest of five children and at a young age she wanted to make the world a better place for girls. Melissa got her B. A. in Political Science and Russian, her M.A. in Russian Translation, and M.B.A. in International Business from American University. She is the first female CEO of SUSE, the world’s largest opensource software company. As a thought leader and passionate supporter of diversity and inclusion, Melissa has received several industry awards and is ... 

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Luka Diamond

 

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Jean Dickinson

Jean Dickinson grew up in Northern Minnesota, but has had the opportunity to call many places home. She loves reading, writing, knitting, and especially travel. She met her husband when the GIs came home after WWII and together they lived on the GI Bill. Their combined love of adventure motivated them to spend their savings on biking in Europe one summer soon after WWII. Since Jean did not want a professional career, she has been free to live and raise children in 15 different localities. This lifestyle gave her the opportunity to travel ... 

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Thomas J Dimech

Born in Malta in 1973, Thomas J Dimech is a lecturer in the field of management and humanities who has worked in a wide range of industries including hospitality, cultural, transportation and logistics, and education. This is his first book, but he is a keen poet, writing in both Maltese and English. His favourite activities when he is not busy writing include travelling and fishing. Thomas has one daughter aged five, who is his world. He lives in Malta, but he loves nothing better than to travel and meet new people, experience new ... 

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Sarah Dmitruk

Sarah Dmitruk was born in the United Kingdom on December 8th. In her new book, we read about the fabulous life of a fancy French pooch, inspired by her own little dog, Toffee Blues. Besides writing, photography is a great passion of hers. Dmitruk is currently living in Nord Pas Calais, France. 

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David Dordi

David Dordi was born and brought up in Dubai. He later migrated to Bristol in the United Kingdom and is currently a student. One of his favourite hobbies is playing snooker. He also likes to go forth on adventures and explore new places which is shown in his writing. "Indifferent" is Dordi’s debut novel and he looks forward to writing many more. 

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Dr Anders Kjellman & Dr Taisto Kangas & Dr Risto Tainio

Dr Anders Kjellman is the Managing Director of AKC and former Chairman of the European Investment Bank’s activities in Africa, Asia and Latin-America. He is the author of several books and articles on bank management and entrepreneurship. Dr Taisto Kangas is a former Bank Manager. He gained international bank experience from Pittsburgh National Bank, American Express Bank and over two decades of co-operation between Der Sparkasse Leverkusen and Oulu Savings bank. He acted as an advisor on the financial crisis in Estonia. Dr Risto Tainio ... 

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Dr. Gwilym Wyn Roberts and Robert Workman

Dr Gwilym Wyn Roberts has worked in health and social care practice and education for over 30 years. He gained a Master’s degree in Further and Higher Education from the Institute of Education in London and a Professional Doctorate from the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University. He was Director of Occupational Therapy and Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University until 2016, when he retired from full-time paid employment at the age of 55. He now works as a healthcare educational consultant and a retirement coach. Robert Workman ... 

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