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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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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Joelle Taylor is a published poet, award winning playwright and spoken word artist. She has toured s...

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Tempest Kate 2014 website

Kate Tempest is a playwright, poet, novelist and spoken word artist. She began performing when she l...

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Alice Thompson grew up in Edinburgh and read English at Oxford University. She played keyboard with ...

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Matt Thorne credit Daniel Blumberg website

Matt Thorne was born in 1974, and grew up in Bristol. He studied at Cambridge University and is the ...

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Thorpe Adam Credit Daniel Thorpe website

Poet, playwright and novelist Adam Thorpe was born in Paris in 1956 and grew up in India, Cameroon a...

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Poet Anthony Thwaite was born in Chester, England, in 1930. He spent his early childhood in Yorkshir...

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Irish novelist and journalist Colm Tóibín was born in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford in Ireland in 1955 an...

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Claire Tomalin NEW 2011 credit Angus Muir website

Biographer Claire Tomalin was born in London in 1933. After graduating from Newnham College, Cambrid...

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Tremain Rose NEW c David Kirkham website

Novelist Rose Tremain was born in 1943 in London. She was educated at the Sorbonne and is a graduate...

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William Trevor 2014 website

Novelist and short-story writer William Trevor was born in Mitchelstown, County Cork, in the Republi...

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RachelTreziseWebsite

Rachel Trezise was born in the Rhondda Valley, South Wales, in 1978. At 16, she produced and edited ...

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Ardashir Vakil Photo c Tom Miller

Ardashir Vakil was born in Bombay and now lives in London. He was educated at The Doon School in Deh...

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Poet, critic and translator Professor Jeffrey Wainwright was born in Stoke-on-Trent. He taught at th...

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Michelene Wandor is a playwright, poet, short story writer, critic and musician. Born in 1940, the d...

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Keith Waterhouse website

Keith Waterhouse was born in 1929 in Leeds, and was a novelist, columnist, playwright and screenwrit...

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Novelist, playwright and screenwriter Fay Weldon was born on 22 September 1931. She was brought up i...

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Welsh Irvine Credit Jeffrey Delannoy website

Irvine Welsh was born in Edinburgh in 1958. He lived in London after leaving school, but returned to...

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Simonetta Wenkert website

Simonetta Wenkert was born in 1965 of Italian-Austrian parents. She studied at Durham University and...

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