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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Hill photo Maisie Hill 2013 web

Poet Selima Hill was born on 13 October 1945 in London, England and grew up in rural England and Wal...

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Hill Susan Credit Ben Graville

Novelist, children's writer and playwright Susan (Elizabeth) Hill was born in Scarborough, England, ...

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Justin Hill was born in the Bahamas in 1971, and moved to the family's native Yorkshire three years ...

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Tobias Hill c John Foley web

Poet and novelist Tobias Hill was born in London, England, on 30 March 1970. He read English at Suss...

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Laura Hird was born in 1966. She studied Contemporary Writing at Middlesex Polytechnic. In 1997 she ...

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Philip Hoare Author Photo c Andrew Sutton web

Philip Hoare was born Southampton, England, on 22 May 1958, and educated in Southampton and London, ...

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Michael Hofmann credit Ulla Montan

Poet and translator Michael Hofmann was born in Freiburg, West Germany in 1957. The son of the Germa...

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Hollinghurst Alan Credit Robert Taylor

Alan Hollinghurst was born in Stroud in Gloucestershire, England in 1954 and was educated at Magdale...

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Hollis+Matthew credit Claire McNamee

Matthew Hollis was born in 1971 in Norwich, and studied at the universities of Edinburgh and York. H...

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Rachel Holmes c Sarah Hickson web

Rachel Holmes’ new book, Eleanor Marx: A Life was published by Bloomsbury in 2014, described by Gold...

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Michael Holroyd Author Photo cred Caroline Forbes

Biographer Michael Holroyd was born in 1935 and was educated at Eton College. His first book was a b...

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Novelist Christopher Hope was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1944. He was educated at the uni...

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Mererid Hopwood was born in Cardiff and now lives in Carmarthen. A first-language Welsh-speaker, she...

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Nick Hornby was born in Redhill, Surrey, England, in 1957. He graduated from Cambridge University an...

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Sarah Howe was born in Hong Kong in 1983 and moved to England as a child. Sarah was a Poetry Society...

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Declan Hughes is a crime novelist, a screenwriter and an award-winning playwright. He co-founded Rou...

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Biographer, critic and journalist Lucy Hughes-Hallett was born in 1951. She was educated at Bedford ...

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Michael Hulse is a poet, translator and critic. Born in 1955, he was brought up in Stoke-on-Trent an...

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Emyr Humphreys was born in Prestatyn, Wales, in 1919 and now lives on Anglesey. He is a writer of no...

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Jamie Kathleen Eamonn McCabe

Kathleen Jamie was born in Renfrewshire, Scotland in 1962. She studied philosophy at Edinburgh Unive...

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