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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Poet, novelist and playwright Fred D'Aguiar was born in London in 1960 to Guyanese parents. He lived...

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Selma Dabbagh was born in Scotland in 1970 and now lives in London. She is of British Palestinian or...

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Critic, writer and novelist David Dabydeen was born in 1955 in Berbice, Guyana, moving to England wi...

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Fflur Dafydd is a novelist, critic and musician from Carmarthen, West Wales. She was born in 1978 a...

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William Dalrymple was born and brought up in Scotland. He wrote his first book, In Xanadu: A Quest (...

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Achmat Dangor was born in Johannesburg in 1948, and after high school, lived in several small rural ...

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Poet, playwright and novelist Julia Darling was born on 21 August 1956 in Winchester, England, and w...

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Toni Davidson was born in Ayr, Scotland in 1965. He is the editor of two anthologies of short storie...

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Peter Ho Davies was born in 1966 to Welsh and Chinese parents. He has degrees in Physics and English...

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Stevie Davies, novelist and historian, was born in Wales; she is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Li...

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Carys Davies is the author of two collections of short stories, Some New Ambush and The Redemption o...

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Lindsey Davis has been a historical novelist for nearly thirty years.  She began writing about the R...

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Born in Ghana in 1962, Kwame Dawes moved to Jamaica in 1971 and spent most of his childhood and earl...

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Jill Dawson was born in Durham and grew up in Staffordshire, Essex and Yorkshire. She read American ...

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Novelist Louis de Bernières was born in London in 1954. He joined the army at 18 but left after spen...

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Born in 1969, writer Alain de Botton moved to England with his family from Switzerland when he was e...

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Critic, poet and novelist Seamus Deane was born in 1940 in Derry in Northern Ireland. He was educate...

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John F. Deane was born on Achill Island in 1943. He is the author of several poetry collections and ...

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Meaghan Delahunt was born in 1961 in Melbourne, Australia. Since 1992 she has lived in Edinburgh, Sc...

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Born in 1955, Joolz Denby is a writer, poet, spoken-word performer, illustrative and fine artist, cu...

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