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Abbott

I write addictive crime thrillers, aiming to keep you turning the pages. I live in Bristol, in a garden square seemingly bursting with writers. It's really peaceful ...

I write addictive crime thrillers, aiming to keep you turning the pages. I live in Bristol, in a garden square seemingly bursting with writers. It's really peaceful ...Continue reading

Adams

I’m a playwright, and creative writing tutor based in Gloucester where I currently run an Arts Council funded project called The Scriptorium, working with emerging playwrights to develop ...

I’m a playwright, and creative writing tutor based in Gloucester where I currently run an Arts Council funded project called The Scriptorium, working with emerging playwrights to develop ...Continue reading

Aitcheson

Historian and novelist. Born in Wiltshire in 1985, James studied History at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he developed a special interest in the Middle Ages and the ...

Historian and novelist. Born in Wiltshire in 1985, James studied History at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he developed a special interest in the Middle Ages and the ...Continue reading

Aldwin

Settled in Dorset since 2006, Gail Aldwin has lived in many different places including Outback Australia, Papua New Guinea and Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain. Her ...

Settled in Dorset since 2006, Gail Aldwin has lived in many different places including Outback Australia, Papua New Guinea and Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain. Her ...Continue reading

Alexander

I love writing and I'll have a go at anything! Fiction, non-fiction, self-help, anthologies, plays, poems, magazine articles, CDRom, apps... In a career spanning 20+ years, I've ...

I love writing and I'll have a go at anything! Fiction, non-fiction, self-help, anthologies, plays, poems, magazine articles, CDRom, apps... In a career spanning 20+ years, I've ...Continue reading

Andrew

A teacher by profession, now retired. Taught Creative writing (part-time) in the University of Glamorgan. Worked for several years as a poet-in-schools. Nine teachers' books published by ...

A teacher by profession, now retired. Taught Creative writing (part-time) in the University of Glamorgan. Worked for several years as a poet-in-schools. Nine teachers' books published by ...Continue reading

Angwin

Roselle Angwin was born in Cornwall and has lived most of her life in Devon. She read Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic at Cambridge, and followed this with ...

Roselle Angwin was born in Cornwall and has lived most of her life in Devon. She read Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic at Cambridge, and followed this with ...Continue reading

Bailey

Ginny Baily is a writer, editor and translator based in Exeter. Her short stories and poetry have won awards and been widely published. Her debut novel ‘Africa ...

Ginny Baily is a writer, editor and translator based in Exeter. Her short stories and poetry have won awards and been widely published. Her debut novel ‘Africa ...Continue reading

Banks

Annabel Banks is a literary artist who works in both poetry and prose. She is experienced in running workshops and events for all ages and abilities, in giving ...

Annabel Banks is a literary artist who works in both poetry and prose. She is experienced in running workshops and events for all ages and abilities, in giving ...Continue reading

Banks

My writing career got off to an auspicious start. After a story about a man trying to find his dog, written at the age of seven, at nine ...

My writing career got off to an auspicious start. After a story about a man trying to find his dog, written at the age of seven, at nine ...Continue reading

Barr

I love writing poetry and fiction often about psychological issues and our relationship with the environment, especially sea, coast and sky. I founded and lead Wimborne Writing Group ...

I love writing poetry and fiction often about psychological issues and our relationship with the environment, especially sea, coast and sky. I founded and lead Wimborne Writing Group ...Continue reading

Barrett

My first novel was published by Michael Joseph in 1969. Film rights were sold and renewed over several years. I went on to write six more novels ...

My first novel was published by Michael Joseph in 1969. Film rights were sold and renewed over several years. I went on to write six more novels ...Continue reading

Belcher

Angie Belcher is stand-up poet. Equally at home on the stand-up circuit as in a posh tent at a literature festival, Angie presents naughty stanzas and awkward ...

Angie Belcher is stand-up poet. Equally at home on the stand-up circuit as in a posh tent at a literature festival, Angie presents naughty stanzas and awkward ...Continue reading

Bentham

Lives in Bristol and teaches at Bath Spa and Bristol Universities. Royal Literary Fellow at Bath University. Rachel writes radio drama and short stories broadcast on BBC Radio ...

Lives in Bristol and teaches at Bath Spa and Bristol Universities. Royal Literary Fellow at Bath University. Rachel writes radio drama and short stories broadcast on BBC Radio ...Continue reading

Bhattacharya

Susmita Bhattacharya is from Mumbai, India. She sailed around the world on oil tankers before dropping anchor in Wales where she received an M.A. in Creative ...

Susmita Bhattacharya is from Mumbai, India. She sailed around the world on oil tankers before dropping anchor in Wales where she received an M.A. in Creative ...Continue reading

Boast

Rachael Boast was born in Suffolk in 1975. She moved to Bristol in 1996 and also lived for a time in Scotland where she studied for a PhD ...

Rachael Boast was born in Suffolk in 1975. She moved to Bristol in 1996 and also lived for a time in Scotland where she studied for a PhD ...Continue reading

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