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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John Sutherland was born in 1938 and is Emeritus Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Litera...

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Sweeney John Minehan website

Matthew Sweeney was born in Donegal, Ireland in 1952. He moved to London in 1973 and studied at the ...

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Swift Graham Ekko Von Schwichow

Novelist Graham Swift was born in London in 1949. He was educated at Dulwich College, Queens' Colleg...

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Meera Syal CURRENT High Res

Writer and actress Meera Syal was born in 1963 near Wolverhampton in the West Midlands and was educa...

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David Szalay was born in Montreal, Canada in 1974, moved to the UK the following year and has lived ...

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Szirtes Clarissa Upchurch website

George Szirtes was born in 1948 in Budapest and came to England as a refugee following the Hungarian...

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Levi Tafari was born in Liverpool. He is the author of three poetry collections: Duboetry (1987), L...

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DJ Taylor website

D.J. Taylor was born in 1960,studied at St John's College, Oxford and is a writer and critic. His co...

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Sara Taylor grew up in Virginia and is currently completing a PhD in Creative Writing at the Univers...

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G. P. Taylor was born and grew up in Scarborough, Yorkshire, moving to London as a teenager. He work...

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Joelle Taylor is a published poet, award winning playwright and spoken word artist. She has toured s...

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RomaTearneWebsite

Roma Tearne is a painter, installation artist, film maker and writer. She left Sri Lanka aged ten ye...

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Tempest Kate 2014 website

Kate Tempest is a playwright, poet, novelist and spoken word artist. She began performing when she l...

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Jeet Thayil credit Basso Cannarsa website

Jeet Thayil was born in Kerala, India in 1959 and was educated in Hong Kong, New York and Bombay. He...

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Marcel Theroux credit Sarah Lee website

Marcel Theroux is a screenwriter, a broadcaster and novelist. He is the son of travel writer Paul Th...

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Adam Thirlwell c Peter Marlow at Magnum website

Adam Thirlwell was born in London in 1978. He is the author of three novels, Politics, The Escape an...

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IforThomas

Ifor Thomas was born in Haverfordwest in 1949. He received the John Tripp Award for Spoken Poetry in...

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Alice Thompson grew up in Edinburgh and read English at Oxford University. She played keyboard with ...

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Thompson Kate

Kate Thompson was born in Halifax and grew up in Leamington Spa and Worcester. She has lived in Irel...

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Matt Thorne credit Daniel Blumberg website

Matt Thorne was born in 1974, and grew up in Bristol. He studied at Cambridge University and is the ...

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