Vivienne Vermes is a British writer and actress of Irish and Hungarian origin who has lived in Paris for thirty years. She has published four collections of poetry and a novel set in Transylvania, "The Barefoot Road" (2018, Troubador, also available as an audiobook, Author's Republic, 2020). She has won several awards, including the Paragram Poetry Prize and Petite Prose Prize, Flash 500's Flash Fiction competition, and was co-winner of The Mail On Sunday's Best Opening of a Novel competition. She has performed her work all over Europe and has run creative writing courses in France, Greece and Romania. As an actress, she played Queen Elizabeth II in the blockbuster French comedy, "Les Profs 2" and opposite Natalie Portman as Judge Sarah Hughes in the film "Jackie".
Tali Neeman Sabo is an Israeli artist, illustrator, graphic designer, lecturer and group facilitator with the arts. As an artist she has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Israel, USA and Australia. She creates digital art as well as working in more traditional mediums such as watercolor, pastel, and acrylic. Tali illustrated and produced a children's book on the prevention of childhood sexual abuse, "Speak Out, Sky!", by Maya Bolzman (2015). She currently teaches prevention of childhood sexual abuse to nursery school teacher training students in Tel Aviv. As a feminist and activist, she volunteers with women and sexual abuse prevention organizations in Israel. Through Corona lockdowns, Tali collaborated with Vivienne Vermes to produce "The Taste of Dark Blue". Website: www.talineemansabo.com
The printed book is now on sale: https://www.troubador.co.uk/bookshop/poetry-short-stories-and-plays/the-taste-of-dark-blue-7179/