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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Elyse Dodgson has been working in the theatre for over thirty years and is Associate Director and He...

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Berlie Doherty March2014

Children's author Berlie Doherty (née Hollingsworth) was born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, on 6 Novembe...

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Chris Dolan Photo web

Award-winning poet, author and playwright Chris Dolan was born in Glasgow, Scotland. His first play,...

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Emma Donoghue Mark Raynes Roberts web

Emma Donoghue was born in Dublin in 1969 and studied English and French at University College, Dubli...

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Dooley David Hunter web

Poet and freelance writer Maura Dooley was born in Truro, England, and grew up in Bristol. Educated ...

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Doyle Roddy Credit Mark Nixon

Born in Dublin in 1958, Roddy Doyle was educated by the Christian Brothers and at Trinity College, D...

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Margaret Drabble Colour c Ruth Corney cleared for all use + foreign publishers web

Novelist, biographer and critic Margaret Drabble was born in Sheffield on 5 June 1939. She was educa...

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Novelist, broadcaster and critic Sarah Dunant was born in 1950, and was educated at Godolphin and La...

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Patricia

Patricia Duncker was born in Kingston, Jamaica on 29 June 1951. She attended school in England and, ...

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Professor Douglas Dunn was born on on 23 October 1942 in Inchinnan, Renfrewshire. He was educated fi...

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Durcan Paul Credit Mark Condren web

Poet Paul Durcan was born in Dublin, Ireland, on 16 October 1944. He was educated at University Coll...

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Geoff Dyer by Matt Stuart

Geoff Dyer was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, in 1958 and was educated at Corpus Christi Colle...

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Professor Terry Eagleton, Chair within the Department of English and Creative Writing at Lancaster U...

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Elfyn John Briggs web

Menna Elfyn was born in 1951 near Swansea, Wales and is know first and foremost as a poet. She is a ...

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Margaret Elphinstone was born in 1948 in Kent, and educated at Queen's College, London and the Unive...

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Nigerian writer Buchi Emecheta was born to Ibo parents in Lagos on 21 July 1944. She moved to Britai...

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Lucy English was born in Sri Lanka and grew up in England. She studied English and American Literatu...

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Music journalist Kodwo Eshun is the author of More Brilliant than the Sun: Adventures in Sonic Ficti...

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Bernardine Evaristo 2013 credit Hayley Madden web

Bernardine Evaristo was born in London to an English mother and Nigerian father. The fourth of eight...

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Fainlight Kitty Sullivan

Ruth Fainlight was born in New York City in 1931. She was educated in the United States and England,...

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