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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Thorpe Adam Credit Daniel Thorpe website

Poet, playwright and novelist Adam Thorpe was born in Paris in 1956 and grew up in India, Cameroon a...

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Award-winning travel writer and novelist Colin Thubron was born in London on 14 June 1939. Educated ...

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Poet Anthony Thwaite was born in Chester, England, in 1930. He spent his early childhood in Yorkshir...

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Irish novelist and journalist Colm Tóibín was born in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford in Ireland in 1955 an...

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Steve Toltz was born in Sydney, Australia, and has since lived in Canada, Spain and Paris. He studie...

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Claire Tomalin NEW 2011 credit Angus Muir website

Biographer Claire Tomalin was born in London in 1933. After graduating from Newnham College, Cambrid...

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Tomlinson Charles website

Charles Tomlinson was born in 1927 in Stoke on Trent and studied English at Cambridge University. He...

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Barbara Trapido c Tony Kaplan website

Barbara Trapido was born in 1941 in Capetown, South Africa. She studied at the University of Natal, ...

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Treglown Jeremy Credit Thomas Hayward website

Jeremy Treglown is Professor of English at the University of Warwick and a Fellow of the Royal Socie...

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Tremain Rose NEW c David Kirkham website

Novelist Rose Tremain was born in 1943 in London. She was educated at the Sorbonne and is a graduate...

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William Trevor 2014 website

Novelist and short-story writer William Trevor was born in Mitchelstown, County Cork, in the Republi...

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RachelTreziseWebsite

Rachel Trezise was born in the Rhondda Valley, South Wales, in 1978. At 16, she produced and edited ...

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Novelist Joanna Trollope was born on 9 December 1943, and was educated at Reigate County School for ...

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Lynne Truss is a writer and broadcaster. She began work as a literary journalist, editing the Books ...

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TudgeColinWebsite

Biologist and writer Colin Tudge was born on 22 April 1943 in London, and was educated at Peterhouse...

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Ann Turnbull was born in Hertford in 1943, and brought up in south-east London. She worked as a secr...

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Jenny Uglow credit Johnny Ring

Jenny Uglow grew up in Cumbria and Dorset and studied English at Oxford. Until 2012, she was Editori...

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Ardashir Vakil Photo c Tom Miller

Ardashir Vakil was born in Bombay and now lives in London. He was educated at The Doon School in Deh...

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Yvonne Vera was born on 19 September 1964 in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. She was educated at York University...

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Ed Vere writes and illustrates picture books which are published all over the world. The Getaway, wo...

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