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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Neil Bartlett c Camilla Broadbent 2 web

Neil Bartlett was born in 1958 in Hertfordshire, and is a writer, playwright, translator, performer ...

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bathhurst bella

Bella Bathurst is a fiction and non-fiction writer, and photographer, born in London and living in S...

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Ronan Bennett

Ronan Bennett was born on 14 January 1956 in Belfast, Ireland. He was educated at King's College, Lo...

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Alan Bennett was born in 1934 in Leeds. He studied at Exeter College, Oxford, then after a period of...

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Steven Berkoff High Res

Writer, theatre director and actor Steven Berkoff was born in 1937 in Stepney, East London. Educated...

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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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Liz Berry Adrian Cox

Liz Berry was born in the English West Midlands in 1980, and now lives in Birmingham. Her pamphlet T...

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Playwright and actor Sudha Bhuchar co-founded Tamasha Theatre Company in 1989 with Kristine Landon-S...

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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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carolbirch

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

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Malorie Blackman was born in 1962. She qualified in Computer Science and followed a successful caree...

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Alan Bleasdale 2

Alan Bleasdale, born in Liverpool in 1946, taught at various schools in Lancashire before becoming R...

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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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bloom

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

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Bolam Barry Ingle

Robyn Bolam (formerly published as Marion Lomax) was born in Newcastle in 1953 and grew up in Northu...

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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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sborodale

Sean Borodale was born in London in 1973 and lives in Liverpool and Ireland. He works as a poet and ...

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Frank Cottrell Boyce was born in Liverpool and studied English at Oxford University. He first worked...

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