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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Susan Moody was born and brought up in Oxford. Her first crime novel, Penny Black, was published in ...

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Alison Moore  was born in Manchester in 1971, and grew up in Leicestershire. She now lives near Nott...

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Esther Morgan was born in Kidderminster and in 1992 worked as a volunteer with the Wordsworth Trust,...

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Mihangel Morgan was born in 1955 in Aberdare, South Wales and lectures in 20th-century Welsh literat...

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Jan Morris is a historian, author and travel writer. She was born James Humphrey Morris in 1926 and ...

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Blake Morrison was born in Skipton, Yorkshire, in 1950. He was educated at the University of Notting...

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Ewan Morrison made his debut as an author with the collection of short stories, The Last Book You Re...

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Poet Sinéad Morrissey was born on 24 April 1972 in Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. She h...

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Twm Morys was born in 1961 in Oxford, and grew up in Wales. He is a poet and writes for television a...

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Kate Mosse is an author and broadcaster. The Co-Founder of the Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly k...

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Professor Andrew Motion was born in London on 26 October 1952, and read English at University Colleg...

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Paul Muldoon credit Michael Potiker

Paul Muldoon was born in Portadown, County Armagh, in 1951. He read English at Queen's University, B...

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John Mullan is a Professor of English at University College, London. He studied at Cambridge Univers...

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Raman Mundair is a writer and artist. She was born in India and raised in Manchester and Leicester a...

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Canadian writer Alice Munro grew up in Wingham, South West Ontario and has written short fiction sin...

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Tiffany Murray

Tiffany Murray was born in South West Sussex and grew up in Wales. She studied at New York Universit...

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Meja Mwangi was born in Nanyuki, Kenya, in 1948. He was educated at Nanyuki Secondary School, Kenyat...

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Beverley Naidoo was born into a white, middle-class family in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1943. S...

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Sir V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad) Naipaul was born in Chaguanas, Trinidad, on 17 August 1932, the eldest...

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Shivadhar Srinivasa Naipaul, known as Shiva, was born in 1945 in Port of Spain, Trinidad (now Republ...

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