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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Tomlinson Charles website

Charles Tomlinson was born in 1927 in Stoke on Trent and studied English at Cambridge University. He...

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Barbara Trapido c Tony Kaplan website

Barbara Trapido was born in 1941 in Capetown, South Africa. She studied at the University of Natal, ...

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Treglown Jeremy Credit Thomas Hayward website

Jeremy Treglown is Professor of English at the University of Warwick and a Fellow of the Royal Socie...

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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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Novelist Joanna Trollope was born on 9 December 1943, and was educated at Reigate County School for ...

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Lynne Truss is a writer and broadcaster. She began work as a literary journalist, editing the Books ...

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Biologist and writer Colin Tudge was born on 22 April 1943 in London, and was educated at Peterhouse...

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Jenny Uglow credit Johnny Ring

Jenny Uglow grew up in Cumbria and Dorset and studied English at Oxford. Until 2012, she was Editori...

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Yvonne Vera was born on 19 September 1964 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. She was educated at York University...

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Salley Vickers website

Salley Vickers was born in Liverpool in 1948 and was brought up in Stoke-on-Trent and London. She re...

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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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Joanna Walsh's books include Hotel (Bloomsbury UK and US Sept 2015), Vertigo (Dorothy, A Publishing ...

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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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Sophie Wardle Damian Comyns website

Sarah Wardle was born in London in 1969, and studied Classics at Oxford University and English at Su...

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Alan+Warner credit Gemma Day website

Scottish novelist Alan Warner was born in 1964. Together with Irvine Welsh and A. L. Kennedy he is s...

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Novelist, critic and cultural historian Marina Warner was born in London on 9 November 1946 to an En...

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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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Sarah Waters

Sarah Waters was born in 1966 in Pembrokeshire, Wales. She studied English Literature at the univers...

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Dr Chris Weedon was born in West Germany in 1952. She was educated at Southampton University and at ...

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