Angus Konstam is the author of more than a dozen books, including Blackbeard: America’s Most Notorious Pirate and Pirates: Predators of the Seas. He was Chief Curator at the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, Florida. Konstam lives in Scotland.
Roger Michael Kean is an editor, filmmaker, and journalist. He edited The History of Pirates and The History of Shipwrecks. He lives in England.
David Cordingly authored Under the Black Flag and was head of exhibitions of the National Maritime Museum in London. He lives in England.