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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Anne Fine no credit web

Anne Fine is a distinguished writer for both adults and children.  Her novel Goggle-Eyes won the Gua...

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Fischer Tibor Credit Charles Glover

Tibor Fischer was born in Stockport, England in 1959 to Hungarian parents, both professional basketb...

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Flanagan Richard Credit Ulf Anderson web

Richard Flanagan was born in 1961 in Tasmania. He left school at 16, later winning a Rhodes scholars...

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Giles Foden was born in Warwickshire in 1967. His family moved to Malawi in 1972 where he was brough...

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Michael Foreman website

Michael Foreman was born in Suffolk in 1938 and grew up near Lowestoft. He studied at Lowestoft Art ...

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Fuller John Credit Paul Stuart web

Poet, novelist and critic John Fuller was born on 1 January 1937 in Ashford, Kent. His father was th...

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Neil Gaiman was born in Hampshire, UK, in 1960 and since 1992 has lived in the United States, curren...

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Novelist Jane Gardam was born Jean Mary Pearson in Coatham, North Yorkshire on 11 July 1928. She was...

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Sally Gardner is a multi-award-winning novelist whose work has been translated into more than twenty...

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Alex Garland credit Tom Miller

Alex Garland was born in 1970 in London, and studied Art History at the University of Manchester. On...

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Jamila Gavin

Jamila Gavin was born in Mussoorie, India. She moved to England when she was 12 years old, and later...

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Carlo Gébler was born in Dublin in 1954 and brought up in London. He studied English at the Universi...

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Novelist Maggie Gee was born in Poole, Dorset, and educated at state schools and Somerville College,...

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Kadija George is a literary activist, editor and publisher. Of Sierra Leonean descent, she read West...

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Alan Gibbons was born in 1953 in Warrington, Cheshire, later moving with his family to Crewe. He was...

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Novelist Lesley Glaister was born in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England in 1956. She grew up ...

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Julia Golding was born in 1969 and grew up near Epping Forest. She studied English at Cambridge Univ...

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Caroline Graham was born on 17 July 1931 in Warwickshire, England. She was a factory worker for thre...

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Keith Gray was born and brought up in Grimsby. At primary school he avoided books thinking they were...

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Poet and novelist Lavinia Greenlaw was born in London in 1962. She read Modern Arts at Kingston Poly...

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