The Outlier

Author: Joe Sweeney Genre: Young Adult Dystopian Blurb: A Ghost is stalking seventeen-year-old Kath Larkin. It looks exactly like her. It sounds exactly like her. But that’s where their similarities end. Because the Ghost despises everything about Kath and vows to kill her by taking control of her mind and body. Soon Kath faces a…

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Jon Duffy

Writer, musician and podcaster. “I have always been drawn to accents” says Jon “and can turn my hand (or should that be vocal chords) to most regional UK and American ones: including the notoriously difficult and often butchered Geordie and Northern Ireland. Although, having been born and raised in Northern Ireland until my twenties I…

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M.E. Lewis

M.E. Lewis (‘Mel’) is a Canadian-born writer who loves bringing her voice to stories of all genres. A PR professional, fluent French speaker and occasional voice artist, Mel has lived in France and Switzerland for 30 years. She is an avid reader of quirky stories who enjoys turning her keen eye for observation to writing…

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Barbara Rickenbacher

Actor, podcaster, and writer. “I love giving voice to all kinds of stories, and have read across various genres. Trained at East 15 Acting School, my acting credits include various theatre roles, as well as TV and film work. I’m also also one of the presenters of the Green Cows Don’t Fly podcast. I speak…

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Beverley Dalton

“I’m the gobby one”, says Bev, “far too fond of the sound of my own voice, ergo I love reading aloud!  Bev’s accent is fairly neutral accent, despite an early life in Gravesend, where her mother would despair at Bev’s dropped H’s. “My neutral accent is now the despair of my son”, she says, “who…

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Hannah Faoileán

Hannah Faoileán (pronounced Fwee-lawn) was brought up in Dublin and now lives in Edinburgh.  Her accent sits somewhere in the ocean between Ireland and Scotland. “I have done a number of performance readings at festivals and am happy to read aloud in any genre”, says Hannah.

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Martin Ross

Frontman of the ‘80s band The Ghosts in Slippers, Martin continues to write both songs and prose. “I consider it a privilege,” he says, “to bring the words to life of the authors brave enough to submit their work for public scrutiny.” In fact, Martin’s own writing has been featured on the show. “I’m firmly…

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Kate E. Salisbury

Kate is an experienced BBC broadcaster (radio and television for twenty years) with a background in acting and musical theatre. She’s a children’s author and lover of all types of literature (with a small “L”). Character voices a speciality. Also a sometime singer, instrumentalist and vocal arranger. Kate’s voice is something of an all-rounder and…

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Geoff Sullivan

With a background in Amateur Dramatics, in particular Pantomime, Geoff is happy to work in any genre. Hailing from South London he is adept at readings that require a London accent, but can adapt to other national and international speech requirements too. Listen to Geoff here.

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Emily Rainsford

Emily’s warm Irish tones are a consistent favourite with authors and viewers on Pop-Up Submissions. She brings an indefinable something to her readings which gives them heart and effortlessly absorbs listeners. Emily has recently produced her first fiction audio-book. She is willing to work in any genre and will deliver professional quality audio for your…

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