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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Charlotte Voake Walker Books website

Charlotte Voake was born in 1957 in Wales, and was brought up in Chepstow and the Wirral. She studie...

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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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Minette Walters was born in Hertfordshire. She read French at Durham University and worked as sub-ed...

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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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Novelist, critic and cultural historian Marina Warner was born in London on 9 November 1946 to an En...

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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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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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Clare Wigfall is a British writer, born in Greenwich, London 1976. She spent her childhood in Berkel...

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Jacqueline Wilson was born in Bath in 1945 and spent her childhood in Kingston-on-Thames, where she ...

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Andrew Norman Wilson was born in Staffordshire in 1950 and is best known as a biographer, novelist, ...

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Simon Winchester is a writer and regular contributor to magazines and newspapers including Condé Nas...

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Novelist Jeanette Winterson was born in Manchester, England in 1959. She was adopted and brought up ...

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Tim Winton began his first novel, An Open Swimmer (1982), at the age of 19, while on a Creative Writ...

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

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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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