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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Phil Lovesey was born in 1963, the son of award-winning crime writer Peter Lovesey. He studied art a...

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Robert Macfarlane credit Angus Muir web

Robert Macfarlane was born in Oxford in 1976 and is a travel writer, nature writer and critic. He st...

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Lachlan Mackinnon credit Wendy Cope

Lachlan Mackinnon was born in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1956 and educated at Charterhouse and Christ Chu...

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Tim Mackintosh-Smith is an Arabist, traveller, writer and lecturer. He studied at Oxford University ...

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Rory Maclean c Nick Danziger

Rory MacLean was born and educated in Canada. As a child he made a cardboard-and-crayon world atlas,...

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Aonghas MacNeacail

Aonghas Macneacail was born in 1942 on the Isle of Skye, and attended Glasgow University from 1968-1...

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Sara Maitland

Sara Maitland is a novelist and short story writer. Born in 1950, she grew up in Galloway, studied a...

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Malouf David Credit Conrad Del Villar

David Malouf was born in Queensland, Australia, in 1934 to a Lebanese-Christian father and English-J...

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Bidisha Mamata is a British writer and broadcaster based in London. Educated at Oxford University an...

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Crime-writer Jessica Mann was born in London, England in 1937. She studied archaeology at Cambridge ...

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Hilary Mantel was born in Glossop, Derbyshire, England on 6 July 1952. She studied Law at the London...

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Sarfraz Manzoor web

Sarfraz Manzoor is a writer, journalist and broadcaster. He was born near Faisalabad in 1971 and lef...

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Adam Marek

Adam Marek is an award-winning short story writer. He won the 2011 Arts Foundation Short Story Fello...

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Adam Mars Jones credit Sarah Lee

Writer and critic Adam Mars-Jones was born in London in 1954. Educated at Westminster School and Tri...

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S. I. Martin was born in Bedford and has worked as a journalist for The Voice and Bulletin. He is th...

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Valerie Mason-John was born in 1962 in Cambridge, and used the stage name ‘Queenie’, and is now know...

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Allan Massie was born on 19 October 1938 in Singapore, and was educated at Trinity College, Glenalmo...

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Glyn Maxwell photo by Kelly Hill

Glyn Maxwell was born in 1962 in Welwyn Garden City, England. He read English at Oxford University a...

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Playwright and novelist Patrick McCabe was born in 1955 in Clones, County Monaghan, Ireland. He was ...

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Born in a small mining community near Edinburgh, Brian McCabe has been a freelance writer since 1980...

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