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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Novelist and short-story writer Michel Faber was born in Holland. He moved with his family to Austra...

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Jenni Fagan’s critically acclaimed debut novel, The Panopticon, was published in 2012 and named one ...

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Ruth Fainlight was born in New York City in 1931. She was educated in the United States and England,...

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Zoe Fairbairns was born in England on 20 December 1948, and educated at the University of St. Andrew...

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Novelist Helen Falconer was born and brought up in London. She was educated at Camden School for Gir...

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Sara Fanelli was born in 1969 in Florence, where she studied for a Diploma di Maturita at the Liceo ...

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U. A. Fanthorpe was born in Kent in 1929 and attended St Anne's College, Oxford (1949-53) and the Un...

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Poet Paul Farley was born in Liverpool, England in 1965 and studied at the Chelsea School of Art. He...

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Sebastian Faulks was born on 20 April 1953 and was educated at Wellington College and Emmanuel Colle...

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Poet Vicki Feaver was born in Nottingham in 1943 and educated at Durham University and University Co...

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Poet, novelist, short-story writer, playwright, biographer and translator Elaine Feinstein was born ...

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Alison Fell was born in Dumfries, Scotland in 1944. She was educated at Dumfries Academy and Edinbur...

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Poet and critic James Fenton was born in Lincoln in 1949, and was brought up in Yorkshire and Staffo...

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Science writer Georgina Ferry is a freelance writer, editor and broadcaster. Born in Hong Kong in 19...

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Jasper Fforde was born in 1961 and spent his early career in the film industry. He is the author of ...

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William Fiennes was brought up in Oxfordshire and studied at Oxford University. His first book, The ...

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Peter Finch lives in Cardiff and is a poet, critic, author and reviewer. In the 1960s and '70s he ed...

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

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

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Laura Fish was born in 1964. She studied Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia and has o...

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