HAMMOND HOUSE PEOPLE
Full-time student, part-time author and jazz musician, Steve works on community engagement and collaborative projects with the music scene. www..zzsaxx.net
A graduate in Fine Arts from Nottingham University, Debbie advises on cover designs and works on collaborative projects with the art community.
Heather's marketing role includes promoting competitions, book sales, membership and sponsorship. She is currently studying for a BA in Professional Writing. author page
Ruth provides support for events and other activities events and is a regular contributor to the Hammond House blog author page
Successful Author and full-time BA student in Professional Writing, Persephone draws on her experience as an Indie publisher to edit submissions for Hammond House publication. Author Page
Stewart Wall ARPS
Stewart became a staff photographer for The Brentwood Gazette newspaper in the 1970s while still at school. He went on to freelance for many Fleet Street titles including The Daily Express and The Sunday Telegraph. Nearly 40 years later, he is still working as a professional photographer. Despite his busy professional schedule, he still finds time to be the East Midlands Regional Organiser for The Royal Photographic Society and is currently studying for a BA in Design. Stewart will be documenting the events and activities of the Hammond House group. You can view his work at www.stewartwall.com and Contact him at email@example.com
Sharon supports Hammond House events, works on collaborative projects with theatre groups and encourages script writing talent within the Hammond House community. Author Page
Editor of the Hammond House film club and a regular contributor to the Hammond House blog. author page
A published author, actor director, producer and broadcaster, Ted is currently studying for a BA in Professional Writing to develop his skills. One-time CEO of an educational publisher, he is using his experience to work with the rest of the team in developing and implementing the core values and strategic objectives of Hammond House. author page www.tedstanley.uk
Best-selling author Stuart Spendlow is a Specialist Leader of Education for English (Lincolnshire) and the author of number one best-seller PENGUINPIG (Mathom House Publishing). He is also the co-author of The Art Of Being A Brilliant Primary Teacher (Crown House Publishing) and has written for a variety of publications in the education world. He absolutely loves the vividness of his job and has been described as ’consistently thought-provoking, attention-grabbing, boundary-pushing and inspirational’. Stuart's books on Amazon
A successful actor, writer, director and producer, John graduated from Northumbria University where he read Drama and Scriptwriting. Now based in London and Lincolnshire, he co-founded Hambledon Productions in 2007, a Lincolnshire-based theatre company which specialises in new writing. John received further training at the Royal Court's Young Writer's Programme and the Soho Theatre's Writer's Lab. His work has since been performed at the National Theatre, Leicester Square Theatre and nationwide and include STOP!... You're Killing Me, A Hard Act to Follow, An Apple A Day and A Fistful of Spaghetti. His has also worked with contemporary playwrights Duncan Macmillan, Leo Butler and Jon Brittain, and also works in television and radio. Through Hambledon Productions and in collaboration with Louth Playgoers, John leads the annual Scriptwriting Workshop at Louth's Riverhead Theatre, culminating in a full-scale production of a new piece of writing the following year.
American award-winning author, a social scientist (a.k.a. culturalist), and a conflict dynamics specialist with numerous op-ed columns and articles to his credit.
Starting college at the age of 16, Ken's training and education is diverse. In addition to his degrees in business administration and social sciences, he has special training as a Restorative Justice facilitator, certification through the Florida Supreme Court as a Certified County Court Mediator, and he is a certified US Department of Agriculture mediator.
Being a seventh generation Floridian, community and culture are important to Ken. In addition to being heavily involved in his tribe, the Florida Tribe of Cherokee Indians, he has served on numerous non-profit and governmental panels and boards. Presently, he is a member of the Santa Rosa Arts & Culture Foundation, Legislative Review Committee member for the Florida Restorative Justice Association, and a member of the Board of Directors for the Florida Authors and Publishers Association. For his good works, Ken Johnson was commissioned as a Colonel of Kentucky in 2005.
Collaborative Justice (the merging of various Alternative Dispute Resolution and Restorative Justice practices into one practice) is a passion for him. By using his knowledge of culture and conflict, he works daily to better the lives of the nation's children while also consulting with churches, businesses, schools, and civic groups to help them understand and overcome conflict-based obstacles. This he primarily does through his company, the Johnson Institute, Inc.
Buy ken's books at: www.syppublishing.com/unbroken-circles-for-schools
Become a Hammond House Contributor
If you are a successful Author, Educator, Philosopher, Mentor, Marketeer, or have other knowledge and expertise that can help emerging writers develop their talent and careers, we would love you to become a Hammond House Contributor.
You can contribute as litte or as much as you are able, including:
Articles and tips for the Newsletters and Knowledge Bank.
Member of competition judging panel.
Reviews and forwards for Hammond House anthologies or other publications.
Interview with our staff reporter.
Workshops for writers.
Donations for Literary Awards.
A picture and bio on our site with links to your social media or Amazon pages.
Our social media team will look out for and share your tweets.
Any book launches or other activities included in our Shoutouts or Newsletters.
The satisfaction of sharing your skills and experience with emerging talent.