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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Christopher Meredith

Christopher Meredith was born in Tredegar, Wales in 1954 and studied at the University College of Wa...

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Livi Michael was born in Manchester, England in 1960 and grew up on a council estate in Ashton-under...

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Moggach Deborah Credit Urszula Soltys

Deborah Moggach was born in 1948 and studied English at Bristol University. She undertook a variety ...

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Susan Moody was born and brought up in Oxford. Her first crime novel, Penny Black, was published in ...

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Mihangel Morgan was born in 1955 in Aberdare, South Wales and lectures in 20th-century Welsh literat...

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Nicola Morgan was born in 1961. She studied Classics and Philosophy at Cambridge University, then be...

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Michael Morpurgo Walker Books

Michael Morpurgo is the author of many books for children, five of which have been made into films. ...

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Blake Morrison was born in Skipton, Yorkshire, in 1950. He was educated at the University of Notting...

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Andrew Motion credit Johnny Ring

Professor Andrew Motion was born in London on 26 October 1952, and read English at University Colleg...

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Raman Mundair is a writer and artist. She was born in India and raised in Manchester and Leicester a...

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Meja Mwangi was born in Nanyuki, Kenya, in 1948. He was educated at Nanyuki Secondary School, Kenyat...

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Daljit Nagra was born and brought up in West London and Sheffield. He lives in London, and works as ...

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Beverley Naidoo was born into a white, middle-class family in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1943. S...

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Grace Nichols was born in Georgetown, Guyana, in 1950 and grew up in a small country village on the ...

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Born in Northern Ireland in 1972, Maggie O'Farrell grew up in Wales and Scotland. She has worked as ...

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Ormsby Patrick Duffy

Frank Ormsby was born in 1947, in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, and was educated ...

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Padel Ruth Credit Alex Phoundoulakis

Ruth Padel was born in London. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and Zoological Soc...

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Nii Ayikwei Parkes is a writer of poetry, prose and articles, and has published 3 poetry chapbooks: ...

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Brian Patten made his name in the 1960s as one of the Liverpool Poets, alongside Adrian Henri and Ro...

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Glenn Patterson was born in Belfast in 1961 and studied on the Creative Writing MA at the University...

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