Writers Directory

This unique, searchable database contains profiles of some of the UK and Commonwealth's most important living writers, as well as writers from these regions whom we have worked with. Included in the profiles are biographies, bibliographies, critical reviews, and information about awards.

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From figurative painting and installation to illustration and picture-book making, Oliver Jeffers’ w...

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Born in Sheffield, Owen spent his childhood in Stockport, Greater Manchester. Degree studies took hi...

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Born in West London, Tony Lee has been a writer and journalist for television, print and radio for o...

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Alan Moore credit Mitch Jenkins

Born on November 18, 1953 in a working class area of Northampton, England, the son of a brewery work...

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John Mullan is a Professor of English at University College, London. He studied at Cambridge Univers...

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Luke Pearson Photo

Luke Pearson is a freelance illustrator and comic book artist. Clients he has worked for include No...

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Woodrow Phoenix Photo

Woodrow Phoenix is a writer, artist, illustrator and graphic designer based in London. He is known f...

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Jhabvala Ruth

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is a novelist, short story writer and screenwriter. She was born in 1927 in Ger...

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Sheenagh Pugh

Sheenagh Pugh was born in 1950 and lives in Shetland. She lived for many years in Wales and taught C...

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Tony Ross was born in London in 1938. He trained at the Liverpool School of Art and has worked as a ...

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Martin Rowson copyright Harry Rook 2013

Martin Rowson is a cartoonist and novelist. He was born in 1959 and studied English at Pembroke Coll...

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Scudamore James Credit Rose Grimond website

James Scudamore was born in 1976 and grew up in Japan, Brazil and the UK. He lives in London. His fi...

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Posy Simmonds was born in 1945 and grew up in Berkshire. She studied Graphic Design at the Central S...

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Szirtes Clarissa Upchurch website

George Szirtes was born in 1948 in Budapest and came to England as a refugee following the Hungarian...

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Tempest Kate 2014 website

Kate Tempest is a playwright, poet, novelist and spoken word artist. She began performing when she l...

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Ed Vere photo CURRENT website

Ed Vere writes and illustrates picture books which are published all over the world. The Getaway, wo...

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Charlotte Voake Walker Books website

Charlotte Voake was born in 1957 in Wales, and was brought up in Chepstow and the Wirral. She studie...

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