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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Toni Davidson was born in Ayr, Scotland in 1965. He is the editor of two anthologies of short storie...

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Peter Ho Davies was born in 1966 to Welsh and Chinese parents. He has degrees in Physics and English...

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Steviedavies

Stevie Davies, novelist and historian, was born in Wales; she is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Li...

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Carys Davies is the author of a novel, West, and two collections of short stories, Some New Ambush a...

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Lindsey Davis has been a historical novelist for nearly thirty years.  She began writing about the R...

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Jill Dawson was born in Durham and grew up in Staffordshire, Essex and Yorkshire. She read American ...

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Novelist Louis de Bernières was born in London in 1954. He joined the army at 18 but left after spen...

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Born in 1969, writer Alain de Botton moved to England with his family from Switzerland when he was e...

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Deane Seamus Credits Caroline Forbes

Critic, poet and novelist Seamus Deane was born in 1940 in Derry in Northern Ireland. He was educate...

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John F. Deane was born on Achill Island in 1943. He is the author of several poetry collections and ...

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Meaghan Delahunt was born in 1961 in Melbourne, Australia. Since 1992 she has lived in Edinburgh, Sc...

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Born in 1955, Joolz Denby is a writer, poet, spoken-word performer, illustrative and fine artist, cu...

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Novelist, short-story writer and children's author Anita Desai was born in 1937 in Mussoorie, India....

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Kiran Desai

Kiran Desai was born in India in 1971 and grew up there before moving to England, aged fourteen year...

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Imtiaz Dharker was born in Pakistan, raised in Glasgow, and now lives between London and Mumbai. She...

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Farrukh Dhondy was born in Poona, India in 1944 in a Parsi family. He obtained a Bachelor of Science...

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Peter Didsbury was born in 1946 in Fleetwood, Lancashire. He moved to Hull as a child, later studyin...

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Andy Diggle is an award-winning freelance comic-book writer, currently under exclusive contract to M...

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Elyse Dodgson has been working in the theatre for over thirty years and is Associate Director and He...

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Children's author Berlie Doherty (née Hollingsworth) was born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, on 6 Novembe...

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