Max Porter works in publishing. He lives in South London with his wife and children. Grief Is the Thing with Feathers is his first book.
Annie Aldington was born in South London, studied at the Guildford School of Acting, and followed her drama training with a degree in community theater. She has worked in television, radio, voice-over, and in the theater, acting in roles such as Rosalind in Shakespeare's As You Like It and as the distrait housewife in Dario Fo's Female Parts. She has also formed a company with three other members, writing and performing comedy sketches for television and radio.
David Timson is an actor, voice actor, and playwright. He is best known for his narration of The Complete Sherlock Holmes audiobook, in which he voices all 125 characters in the Holmes novels and short stories. His narrations have earned eight AudioFile Earphones Award.
Jot Davies is a television and voice actor who recorded dozens of audiobooks, including Ben Goldacre's Bad Pharma and multiple works by Charles Cumming and Paul Strathern. In reviewing his narration of A Foreign Country, AudioFile magazine praises, "Davies's narration ushers you in" and his "pacing fits the narrative," calling his voice "a steady presence through the disparate events from the beginning to the satisfying conclusion." Outside of narration, his acting credits include television shows Casualty, New Tricks and Hotel Babylon and the video game Haze.
Clare Corbett has had a successful career on stage, screen, and radio. Her theatre credits include To Kill A Mockingbird, Pygmalion, and Spoonface Steinberg, and her television credits include BBC's Spooks, Fastnet, and Final Demand. The winner of the prestigious Carleton Hobbs Radio Award, she has appeared in over 250 radio plays including Absolute Power, Venus and Adonis, and Dr. Zhivago. Her other voice work includes Aardman Animation's The Planet Sketch and numerous audiobooks.