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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Thorpe Adam Credit Daniel Thorpe website

Poet, playwright and novelist Adam Thorpe was born in Paris in 1956 and grew up in India, Cameroon a...

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Poet Anthony Thwaite was born in Chester, England, in 1930. He spent his early childhood in Yorkshir...

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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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Tremain Rose NEW c David Kirkham website

Novelist Rose Tremain was born in 1943 in London. She was educated at the Sorbonne and is a graduate...

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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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Ed Vere writes and illustrates picture books which are published all over the world. The Getaway, wo...

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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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The poet Mark Waldron was born in New York, and has worked in advertising for many years. His first ...

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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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Tom Warner was born in 1979 in Nottinghamshire and lives in Norwich. He was a recipient of an Eric G...

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Cat Weatherill is one of Europe's leading performance storytellers. She is also a bestselling childr...

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Novelist, playwright and screenwriter Fay Weldon was born on 22 September 1931. She was brought up i...

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