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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Jonathan Coe High Res

Novelist Jonathan Coe was born in Birmingham in 1961. He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge,...

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Eoin Colfer credit Mark Allan web

Eoin Colfer was born in Wexford, on the south east coast of Ireland, in 1965. He studied in Dublin, ...

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Richard Collins

Richard Collins lives near Aberystwyth and has worked as a farm labourer, gardener and estate worker...

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BR Collins

B. R. Collins was born in 1981 and lives in Kent. She studied English at Kings College, Cambridge, t...

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Freelance writer, poet and translator, David Constantine was born in Salford, Lancashire, in 1944. H...

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Sophie Cooke c Doug Denholm

Sophie Cooke was born in 1976 and grew up in Stirlingshire. She studied Social Anthopology at the Un...

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Julia Copus

Julia Copus is a poet and radio dramatist. She was born in London in 1969, and studied Latin at Durh...

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Charlotte Cory c Visitorian Institute

Charlotte Cory was born in 1956 in Bristol, England. She read English at the University of Bristol a...

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Andrew Cowan web

Andrew Cowan was born in Corby, Northamptonshire in 1960, and studied at the University of East Angl...

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Novelist Jim Crace was born in Hertfordshire, England, in 1946 and was brought up in north London. H...

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Gillian Cross was born in London in 1945, and studied at Somerville College, Oxford and the Universi...

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Kevin Crossley Holland casual small web

Kevin Crossley-Holland was born in 1941 in North Buckinghamshire and grew up in the Chilterns. He st...

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Rachel Cusk c Siemon Scammell Katz web

Rachel Cusk was born in Canada in 1967 and spent much of her childhood in Los Angeles before finishi...

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DAguiar Fred Credit Ronen Nuna

Poet, novelist and playwright Fred D'Aguiar was born in London in 1960 to Guyanese parents. He lived...

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Selma Dabbagh web

Selma Dabbagh was born in Scotland in 1970 and now lives in London. She is of British Palestinian or...

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David Dabydeen

Critic, writer and novelist David Dabydeen was born in 1955 in Berbice, Guyana, moving to England wi...

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Fflur Llun Cefn AYL web

Fflur Dafydd is a novelist, critic and musician from Carmarthen, West Wales. She was born in 1978 an...

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William Dalrymple c Jonathan Ring web

William Dalrymple was born and brought up in Scotland. He wrote his first book, In Xanadu: A Quest (...

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Achmat Dangor was born in Johannesburg in 1948, and after high school, lived in several small rural ...

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Poet, playwright and novelist Julia Darling was born on 21 August 1956 in Winchester, England, and w...

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