Current RSL Fellows

The Royal Society of Literature has some 600 Fellows. They include the very best novelists, short-story writers, poets, playwrights, biographers, historians, travel writers, literary critics and scriptwriters at work today. Honorary Fellows are those who have made a significant contribution to the advancement of literature as publishers, agents, booksellers or producers, or who have rendered special service to the Society.

Explore our full listing of current Fellows below. Use the alphabet links to filter the list by Fellow surname.

Patron Fellows

The RSL would like to thank its Patron Fellows for their kind support:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U W Z

David Edgar

Elected: 1985

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Helen Edmundson

Elected: 2015

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Max Egremont (Lord Egremont)

Elected: 2001

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Menna Elfyn

Elected: 2015
Image credit: Marian Delyth

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Inua Ellams

Elected: 2018

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Anne Enright

Elected: 2010

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Sir Richard Evans

Elected: 1999

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Bernardine Evaristo

Elected: 2004
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Sir Richard Eyre

Elected: 2011
Image credit: John Haynes

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