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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Tara Bergin was born and grew up in Dublin, and moved to England in 2002. In 2012 she completed her ...

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Berry Sal Idriss

James Berry was born in 1924 in Jamaica and after working in the US for a time, settled in Britain i...

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Theatre critic Michael Billington was born on the 16 November 1939 in Leamington Spa. He was educate...

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Anne Billson is a film critic, novelist and photographer whose work has been widely published. She h...

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Novelist Tim Binding was born in Germany in 1947. A former editor at Penguin Books in London, he is ...

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Carol Birch was born in 1951 in Manchester and studied at Keele University. She is the author of sev...

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Alan Bissett

Alan Bissett was born in 1975 in Falkirk, Scotland. David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’, re-released, was a...

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Nicholas Blincoe was born in Rochdale, Lancashire, in 1965, and studied at art college and for a PhD...

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Valerie Bloom was born in Jamaica and came to England in 1979. She studied English with African and ...

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Denis Bond first worked as an actor on stage and in television, then became a teacher for some years...

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Malika Booker

Malika Booker is a writer, spoken word and multidisciplinary artist, whose work spans literature, ed...

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Stephen Booth

Stephen Booth was born in Burnley and brought up in Blackpool, Lancashire. After graduating from Bir...

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William Boyd was born in Accra, Ghana, on 7 March 1952. He was educated at Gordonstoun School, Glasg...

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Writer, novelist and cultural commentator Michael Bracewell was born in London in 1958. Educated at ...

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Melvyn Bragg

Broadcaster, writer and novelist Melvyn Bragg was born on 6 October, 1939 in Wigton, Cumbria, in the...

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Carys Bray was brought up in a strict Mormon family in Southport, Lancashire, England, where she sti...

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Jean 'Binta' Breeze was born in Jamaica in 1957. She studied at the Jamaican School of Drama with Mi...

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Chaz Brenchley was born in 1959 in Oxford. In his early twenties, he wrote for a variety of teenage ...

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Theresa Breslin is the critically acclaimed author of over 30 books whose work has been filmed for t...

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Simon Brett was born in Surrey and studied English at Oxford University. He worked as a producer in ...

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