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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Daljit Nagra credit Sarah Lee

Daljit Nagra was born and brought up in West London and Sheffield. He lives in London, and works as ...

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Phyllis Nagy

Playwright, screenwriter and director Phyllis Nagy was born in New York City and has lived in London...

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Beverley Naidoo was born into a white, middle-class family in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1943. S...

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Sir V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad) Naipaul was born in Chaguanas, Trinidad, on 17 August 1932, the eldest...

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Shivadhar Srinivasa Naipaul, known as Shiva, was born in 1945 in Port of Spain, Trinidad (now Republ...

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Molly Naylor is the creator of the solo show, Whenever I Get Blown Up I Think Of You, a coming-of-ag...

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Patrick Neate is a respected novelist, critic, scriptwriter and poet. His work has been published in...

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Anthony Neilson

Scottish playwright Anthony Neilson's plays include Normal, first staged at the Pleasance Theatre in...

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Patrick Ness by Helen Giles

Patrick Ness was born in the US in 1971, living in the western states of Hawaii, Washington and Cali...

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Stuart Neville is the author of two mystery novels. The first novel, The Twelve (2009), is set in No...

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Courttia Newland was born in 1973 to parents of Caribbean heritage. In 1997, he published his first...

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David Nicholls

David Nicholls was born in 1966 and studied English Literature and Drama at the University of Bristo...

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Grace Nichols was born in Georgetown, Guyana, in 1950 and grew up in a small country village on the ...

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Lawrence Norfolk by Jonathan Ring

Lawrence Norfolk was born in London in 1963. He read English at King’s College, London, graduating i...

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Philip Norman was born in London in 1943 and grew up on the Isle of Wight. He is a biographer, novel...

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