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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Born in 1930, Stanley Wells is a renowned authority on Shakespeare and other writers of his time. He...

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Philip Wells is a performance poet who performs in a huge variety of venues. He is Poet in Residence...

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Timberlake Wertenbaker website

Playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker grew up in the Basque country. She was Resident Writer for 'Shared...

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Arnold Wesker Mark Raines of MJR PHOTOGRAPHY website

Playwright Arnold Wesker was born on 24 May 1932 in Stepney in the East End of London. His father wa...

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Ian Whybrow, children's author, was born in Gillingham, Kent and grew up in Margate and in Hong Kong...

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Matt Whyman is a young-adult novelist and a long-standing advice columnist for many teenage magazine...

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Christopher Whyte website

Christopher Whyte is a poet, novelist, translator and critic. Born in Glasgow in 1952 of a Scottish ...

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Susan Wicks 173Joanna Eldredge Morrissey website

Poet and novelist Susan Wicks was born in Kent, England, in 1947. She read French at the Universitie...

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Sam Willetts was born in 1962 in Oxford, and raised there. His father was a scholar and translator o...

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Poet, journalist and travel writer Hugo Williams was born in 1942 in Windsor and grew up in Sussex. ...

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Woodward Gerard c Charlie Hopkinsonb website

Gerard Woodward was born in London in 1961 and studied art and anthropology. He has published a numb...

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Wright Kit Caroline Forbes website

Poet and children's author Kit Wright was born in 1944 and educated at Oxford University. He lecture...

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Luke Wright is a poet who regularly performs his work and has been curating poetry and spoken word e...

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Wynne Rhydderch Samantha colour credit Sian Trenberth website

Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch was born in West Wales in 1966. She studied classics at Cambridge Universit...

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Yeh Jane new website

The poet Jane Yeh was born in New Jersey. She took her undergraduate degree at Harvard University, a...

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Poet, novelist and playwright Benjamin Zephaniah was born on 15 April 1958. He grew up in Jamaica an...

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