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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Lisa St Aubin de Terán was born in London in 1953. She left England at the age of sixteen and, with ...

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edward st aubyn website

Edward St Aubyn was born in 1960 in London, and was educated at Westminster School and Oxford Univer...

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George steiner credit wm logan website

Professor George Steiner was born in Paris on 23 April 1929. His family moved to the United States i...

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Shelagh Stephenson website

Playwright Shelagh Stephenson was born in Northumberland and read drama at Manchester University. Sh...

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Greta Stoddart was born in Henley-on-Thames in 1966, and grew up in Belgium and Oxford. Her poetry h...

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Patsy Stoneman website

Dr Patsy Stoneman is Reader in English at the University of Hull, where she has taught since 1966. H...

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Playwright Sir Tom Stoppard was born Tomás Straüssler on 3 July 1937 in Zlín, Czechoslovakia. He gre...

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Novelist and playwright David Storey was born on 13 July 1933 in Wakefield, Yorkshire. He was educat...

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Zoe Strachan was born in 1975, brought up in Kilmarnock, Scotland, and later moved to Glasgow. She w...

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Peter Straughan c Casarotto Ramsay website

Playwright and screenwriter Peter Straughan was born in 1968 and grew up in Gateshead in the north-e...

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Jeremy Strong writes books for children, mainly of junior school age, and has a special interest in ...

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Jonathan Stroud was born in Bedford in 1970 and grew up in Bedford and St Albans. He studied Englis...

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Luke Sutherland website

Luke Sutherland was born in London and was brought up in Orkney by his adopted parents. He was educa...

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Sweeney John Minehan website

Matthew Sweeney was born in Donegal, Ireland in 1952. He moved to London in 1973 and studied at the ...

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Novelist Graham Swift was born in London in 1949. He was educated at Dulwich College, Queens' Colleg...

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Writer and actress Meera Syal was born in 1963 near Wolverhampton in the West Midlands and was educa...

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David Szalay was born in Montreal, Canada in 1974, moved to the UK the following year and has lived ...

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Levi Tafari was born in Liverpool. He is the author of three poetry collections: Duboetry (1987), L...

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DJ Taylor website

D.J. Taylor was born in 1960,studied at St John's College, Oxford and is a writer and critic. His co...

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G. P. Taylor was born and grew up in Scarborough, Yorkshire, moving to London as a teenager. He work...

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