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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Neil Gaiman was born in Hampshire, UK, in 1960 and since 1992 has lived in the United States, curren...

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Patrick Gale was born on the Isle of Wight in 1962, where his father was prison governor at Camp Hil...

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Damon Galgut is a playwright and novelist living in Cape Town. He was born in Pretoria in 1963 and s...

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Janice Galloway’s first novel, The Trick is to Keep Breathing (1989), now widely regarded as a Scott...

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Novelist Jane Gardam was born Jean Mary Pearson in Coatham, North Yorkshire on 11 July 1928. She was...

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Sally Gardner is a multi-award-winning novelist whose work has been translated into more than twenty...

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Alex Garland was born in 1970 in London, and studied Art History at the University of Manchester. On...

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Jamila Gavin was born in Mussoorie, India. She moved to England when she was 12 years old, and later...

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Carlo Gébler was born in Dublin in 1954 and brought up in London. He studied English at the Universi...

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Novelist Maggie Gee was born in Poole, Dorset, and educated at state schools and Somerville College,...

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Kadija George is a literary activist, editor and publisher. Of Sierra Leonean descent, she read West...

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Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta in 1956, and studied at Dehra Dun, New Delhi, Alexandria and Oxfor...

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Alan Gibbons was born in 1953 in Warrington, Cheshire, later moving with his family to Crewe. He was...

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Gibbons is a graphic novels writer and illustrator, born in London in 1949. He broke into British co...

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Valerie Gillies is the author of several poetry collections, including The Ringing Rock (1995), The ...

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Chrissie Gittins was born in Lancashire and lives in Forest Hill in London. She studied at Newcastle...

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Novelist Lesley Glaister was born in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England in 1956. She grew up ...

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Morris Gleitzman was born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, in 1953, moved to London, and emigrated to Aust...

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Biographer, critic, broadcaster and novelist Victoria Glendinning was born in Sheffield, England on ...

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John Godber was born in West Yorkshire in 1956. He is known mainly for his work in theatre but has a...

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