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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Professor Terry Eagleton, Chair within the Department of English and Creative Writing at Lancaster U...

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Professor Antony Easthope was born in Portsmouth, in 1939. Educated at Christ's College, Cambridge, ...

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Playwright David Edgar was born in Birmingham on 26 February 1948. He was educated at Oundle School ...

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Esi Edugyan was born to Ghanaian parents in Alberta, Canada, and raised in Canada. Her work first ap...

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Zena Edwards is a poet and performer who uses song, movement and global influences as a jump-off for...

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Yvvette Edwards was born in Barnet and grew up in Hackney, London. She has worked for some time in h...

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Susan Elderkin was born in 1968 and grew up in Leatherhead, Surrey. She studied English at Cambridge...

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Menna Elfyn was born in 1951 near Swansea, Wales and is know first and foremost as a poet. She is a ...

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Inua Ellams was born in Nigeria in 1984 and moved to the UK as a child. He is a poet, performer, pla...

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Novelist Alice Thomas Ellis (Anna Margaret Haycraft) was born in Liverpool in 1932. She grew up in n...

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Novelist Lucy Ellmann was born on 18 October 1956 in Evanston, Illinois, the daughter of biographer ...

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Margaret Elphinstone was born in 1948 in Kent, and educated at Queen's College, London and the Unive...

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Nigerian writer Buchi Emecheta was born to Ibo parents in Lagos on 21 July 1944. She moved to Britai...

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Tan Twan Eng was born in Penang in 1972 and grew up in Malaysia. He worked as an intellectual proper...

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Lucy English was born in Sri Lanka and grew up in England. She studied English and American Literatu...

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Poet, novelist, critic and translator D(ennis) J(oseph) Enright was born on 11 March 1920. He was ed...

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Anne Enright was born in Dublin in 1962, studied English and Philosophy at Trinity College, Dublin, ...

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Music journalist Kodwo Eshun is the author of More Brilliant than the Sun: Adventures in Sonic Ficti...

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Bernardine Evaristo was born in London to an English mother and Nigerian father. The fourth of eight...

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