For ten years KAS Quinn published the prestigious Spectator magazine. She has written for The Times, the Telegraph, the Mail on Sunday, Vogue, GQ, The Lady and the Wall Street Journal; as well as appearing on Any Questions, A Good Read and The Politics Show. She now writes books for older children and is up to her neck in a time travel trilogy: Chronicles of the Tempus. The first of the trilogy, The Queen Must Die was published in 2011, The second, The Queen at War will be published in February 2013. She recently completed a tour of schools throughout the country and is chairing the National Literacy Trust’s 20th anniversary.
Is there a ghost in the machine?
"The Battle of Ideas is a weekend like no other. I found the 2011 festival immensely stimulating. It gave me a great deal to think about, and a whole new list of books to read - from Virgil to Vygotsky. On to greater battles in 2012!"
Ken Macleod, award-winning science fiction writer; author, The Restoration Game and Intrusion