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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Janice Galloway’s first novel, The Trick is to Keep Breathing (1989), now widely regarded as a Scott...

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Novelist Jane Gardam was born Jean Mary Pearson in Coatham, North Yorkshire on 11 July 1928. She was...

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Sally Gardner is a multi-award-winning novelist whose work has been translated into more than twenty...

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Alex Garland credit Tom Miller

Alex Garland was born in 1970 in London, and studied Art History at the University of Manchester. On...

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Carlo Gébler was born in Dublin in 1954 and brought up in London. He studied English at the Universi...

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Novelist Maggie Gee was born in Poole, Dorset, and educated at state schools and Somerville College,...

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Chrissie Gittins web

Chrissie Gittins was born in Lancashire and lives in Forest Hill in London. She studied at Newcastle...

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Novelist Lesley Glaister was born in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England in 1956. She grew up ...

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Victoria Glendinning

Biographer, critic, broadcaster and novelist Victoria Glendinning was born in Sheffield, England on ...

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John Godber was born in West Yorkshire in 1956. He is known mainly for his work in theatre but has a...

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Julia Golding was born in 1969 and grew up near Epping Forest. She studied English at Cambridge Univ...

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Jon Gower llun Marian Delyth

Jon Gower grew up in Llanelli, Wales and studied English at Cambridge University. A former BBC Wales...

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Caroline Graham was born on 17 July 1931 in Warwickshire, England. She was a factory worker for thre...

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Linda Grant web

Linda Grant was born in Liverpool, England in 1951, and read English at the University of York. Her ...

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Alasdair GRAY

Alasdair Gray describes himself as a 'self-employed verbal and pictorial artist'. He was born in Rid...

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Lavinia Greenlaw credit Julian Abrams

Poet and novelist Lavinia Greenlaw was born in London in 1962. She read Modern Arts at Kingston Poly...

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Philippa Gregory was an established historian and writer when she discovered her interest in the Tud...

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Andrew Greig credit Gunnie Moberg

Andrew Greig was born on 23 September 1951 in Bannockburn, Scotland and grew up in Anstruther, Fife....

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Kate Grenville 2008 by Alice Petty

Kate Grenville was born in Sydney, Australia, and holds degrees from the University of Sydney, the U...

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Griffiths Niall Credit Toril Brancher

Niall Griffiths was born in Liverpool in 1966, studied English, and now lives and works in Aberystwy...

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