Rolo Diez, born in Argentina in 1940, was imprisoned for two years during the military dictatorship and forced into exile. He now lives in Mexico City, where he works as a novelist, screenwriter and journalist.
Richard Dorment, OBE, was a curator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art before moving to London where he was a free-lance exhibition organiser and author before joining the Daily Telegraph as art critic in 1986. He retired in 2015.
Jörg Fauser, born in Germany in 1944, was a novelist, essayist and journalist. Having broken his dependency on heroin at the age of thirty he spent much of the rest of his working life dependent on alcohol.