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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Zoe Fairbairns c Roderick Field 1

Zoe Fairbairns was born in England on 20 December 1948, and educated at the University of St. Andrew...

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Helen Falconer

Novelist Helen Falconer was born and brought up in London. She was educated at Camden School for Gir...

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FarleyPaul cr Jemimah Kuhfeld

Poet Paul Farley was born in Liverpool, England in 1965 and studied at the Chelsea School of Art. He...

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Sebastian Faulks was born on 20 April 1953 and was educated at Wellington College and Emmanuel Colle...

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Feaver Vicki Credit Caroline Forbes

Poet Vicki Feaver was born in Nottingham in 1943 and educated at Durham University and University Co...

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Elaine Feinstein c Martin Feinstein

Poet, novelist, short-story writer, playwright, biographer and translator Elaine Feinstein was born ...

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j fenton photo web

Poet and critic James Fenton was born in Lincoln in 1949, and was brought up in Yorkshire and Staffo...

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Georgina Ferry Photo web

Science writer Georgina Ferry is a freelance writer, editor and broadcaster. Born in Hong Kong in 19...

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William Fiennes was brought up in Oxfordshire and studied at Oxford University. His first book, The ...

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Peter Finch

Peter Finch lives in Cardiff and is a poet, critic, author and reviewer. In the 1960s and '70s he ed...

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Fischer Tibor Credit Charles Glover

Tibor Fischer was born in Stockport, England in 1959 to Hungarian parents, both professional basketb...

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Fish Laura Credit Nigel Barklie web

Laura Fish was born in 1964. She studied Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia and has o...

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Allen Fisher 2 web

Allen Fisher was born in 1944, and is a poet, artist and publisher, and the editor of Spanner magazi...

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Flanagan Richard Credit Ulf Anderson web

Richard Flanagan was born in 1961 in Tasmania. He left school at 16, later winning a Rhodes scholars...

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David Flusfeder c Kate Boxer

Novelist David Flusfeder was born in the US in 1960. His first novel, Man Kills Woman, was published...

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Giles Foden was born in Warwickshire in 1967. His family moved to Malawi in 1972 where he was brough...

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Mark Ford 002 web

Mark Ford was born in 1962 in Nairobi, Kenya. He studied for a BA and a DPhil at the University of O...

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Forster Margaret Credit Steve Poole Scope Features

Biographer and novelist Margaret Forster was born in Carlisle on 25 May 1938. Educated at Somerville...

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Adam Foulds 1 c Charla Jones web

Adam Foulds was born and raised in London. He studied English at St Catherine's College, Oxford, and...

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Fowles John Credit Carolyn Djanodly

John Fowles was born at Leighton-on-Sea, Essex in 1926, where he lived until the outbreak of the Sec...

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