"Ellen Banda-Aaku is a published writer of books for children and short stories. Her first book for children, Wandiís Little Voice, won the 2004 Macmillanís Writers Prize for Africa. In 2007 her short story, Soziís Box, won the Commonwealth Short story competition.
She has published three books for children and her short stories have appeared in anthologies published in Australia, South Africa the UK and the US."
"Geoffrey Musonda was born in 1965 and educated at Lubwe Boys Primary and Mwense Boys Secondary Schools. He then proceeded to University of Zambia and graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree. Ten years later he obtained a Master of Engineering Degree from Augsburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany. He is the author of the novels, Stolen Heart published in 2007 and Dangerous Power Games published in 2009."
"Soneka began writing in earnest after the Zambian soccer tragedy in 1993. Needing to mitigate the painful void this tremendous event had on the nation, he wrote. Through that one act, he found an emotional outlet."