Writers Directory

This database was created to provide a snapshot of contemporary British Literature, offering unique critical perspectives of the work of some of the writers living and working in the UK today. Our website is currently under review and as a result we are not updating the database or adding new entries at this time.  Please check our blog pages for updates on our current Literature programmes. 


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luke wright 0390 photo by steve ullathorne website

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


Wyld Evie Credit Roeloff Bakker website

Evie Wyld was born in 1980 and brought up in London, also spending a lot of time in childhood with h...


Wynne Rhydderch Samantha colour credit Sian Trenberth website

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


Yeh Jane new website

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


Louisa Young press shot MAIN credit Sarah Lee website

Louisa Young is the author of a trilogy of novels: Baby Love (1997); Desiring Cairo (1999); and Tree...


Kerry Young c Francoise Paton website

Kerry Young is a British novelist born in Kingston, Jamaica, to a Chinese father and mother of mixed...



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