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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Timberlake Wertenbaker website

Playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker grew up in the Basque country. She was Resident Writer for 'Shared...

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Arnold Wesker Mark Raines of MJR PHOTOGRAPHY website

Playwright Arnold Wesker was born on 24 May 1932 in Stepney in the East End of London. His father wa...

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Ian Whybrow, children's author, was born in Gillingham, Kent and grew up in Margate and in Hong Kong...

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MattWhyman2015 website

Matt Whyman is a young-adult novelist and a long-standing advice columnist for many teenage magazine...

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Susan Wicks 173Joanna Eldredge Morrissey website

Poet and novelist Susan Wicks was born in Kent, England, in 1947. She read French at the Universitie...

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Clare Wigfall is a British writer, born in Greenwich, London 1976. She spent her childhood in Berkel...

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Jacqueline Wilson was born in Bath in 1945 and spent her childhood in Kingston-on-Thames, where she ...

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Winterson Jeanette Credit Sam Churchill website

Novelist Jeanette Winterson was born in Manchester, England in 1959. She was adopted and brought up ...

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Sophie Woolley is a writer and performer who specialises in spoken monologues. She performs in chara...

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Louisa Young press shot MAIN credit Sarah Lee website

Louisa Young is the author of a trilogy of novels: Baby Love (1997); Desiring Cairo (1999); and Tree...

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Poet, novelist and playwright Benjamin Zephaniah was born on 15 April 1958. He grew up in Jamaica an...

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