Dare to Write? is created by Bambo Soyinka, Professor of Story at Bath Spa University. Bambo Soyinka directs Paper Nations and TRACE (the Research Centre for Transnational Creativity and Education).

An award-winning writer and director, Bambo is the founder of StoryHive, and has more than twenty years’ experience in multi-platform storytelling. During her early career when she made films with young people and developed pioneering approaches to trans-media, she has gone on to work extensively across the arts and education as an artistic practitioner and experience designer. Bambo has designed and created numerous critically acclaimed interactive stories, programmes and multi-platform production, noted for their capacity to bring people together across borders, fuse worlds and change the state of play. Bambo has a PhD in Social Science from Cardiff University.