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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Clifton Pat McGuigan

Poet Harry Clifton was born in Dublin in 1952, and educated at Blackrock College and University Coll...

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Jonathan Coe High Res

Novelist Jonathan Coe was born in Birmingham in 1961. He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge,...

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Eoin Colfer credit Mark Allan web

Eoin Colfer was born in Wexford, on the south east coast of Ireland, in 1965. He studied in Dublin, ...

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Conn Colin Hattersley web

Stewart Conn was born in Glasgow and grew up in Ayrshire. After studying at the University of Glasgo...

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Freelance writer, poet and translator, David Constantine was born in Salford, Lancashire, in 1944. H...

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Dominic Cooke was born in 1966. He is currently Associate Director at the Royal Shakespeare Company,...

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Sophie Cooke was born in 1976 and grew up in Stirlingshire. She studied Social Anthopology at the Un...

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Wendy Cope

Poet Wendy Cope was born in Erith, Kent in 1945 and read History at St Hilda's College, Oxford. She ...

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Julia Copus

Julia Copus is a poet and radio dramatist. She was born in London in 1969, and studied Latin at Durh...

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Charlotte Cory c Visitorian Institute

Charlotte Cory was born in 1956 in Bristol, England. She read English at the University of Bristol a...

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Robert Crawford web

Poet and critic Robert Crawford was born in Belshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland, in 1959, and grew up ne...

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Kevin Crossley Holland casual small web

Kevin Crossley-Holland was born in 1941 in North Buckinghamshire and grew up in the Chilterns. He st...

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Tony Curtis was born in Carmarthen in west Wales in 1946. He studied at Swansea University and Godda...

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DAguiar Fred Credit Ronen Nuna

Poet, novelist and playwright Fred D'Aguiar was born in London in 1960 to Guyanese parents. He lived...

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David Dabydeen

Critic, writer and novelist David Dabydeen was born in 1955 in Berbice, Guyana, moving to England wi...

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Fflur Llun Cefn AYL web

Fflur Dafydd is a novelist, critic and musician from Carmarthen, West Wales. She was born in 1978 an...

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Achmat Dangor was born in Johannesburg in 1948, and after high school, lived in several small rural ...

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Poet, playwright and novelist Julia Darling was born on 21 August 1956 in Winchester, England, and w...

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Toni Davidson was born in Ayr, Scotland in 1965. He is the editor of two anthologies of short storie...

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Steviedavies

Stevie Davies, novelist and historian, was born in Wales; she is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Li...

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