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

Neil Gaiman

Elected: 2018

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Philip Gardner

Elected: 1986

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Honorary fellow

Anthony Gardner

Elected: 2004

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Alan Garner

Elected: 2012

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Timothy Garton Ash

Elected: 2005

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Bamber Gascoigne

Elected: 1976

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Jamila Gavin

Elected: 2015

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Maggie Gee

Elected: 1994

In the Library: A passage to Mexico

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Adèle Geras

Elected: 2014

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Amitav Ghosh

Elected: 2009

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Sir David Gilmour

Elected: 1990

In the Library: The Empire: for and against

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Paul Gilroy

Elected: 2016

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Mark Girouard

Elected: 2011

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Lesley Glaister

Elected: 1994
Image credit: Andrew Greig

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Victoria Glendinning

Elected: 1982
Image credit: Justin Westover

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Julian Gloag

Elected: 1970

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Lyndall Gordon

Elected: 2002

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Edmund Gordon

Elected: 2018
Image credit: Kerri Arsenault

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Warwick Gould

Elected: 1997

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Grey Gowrie (The Earl of Gowrie)

Elected: 2003
Image credit: Carcanet Press

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James Graham

Elected: 2018

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Linda Grant

Elected: 2014

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Peter Green

Elected: 1956

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Lavinia Greenlaw

Elected: 2004
Image credit: Julian Abrams

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Germaine Greer

Elected: 2016

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John Gribbin

Elected: 1999

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Romesh Gunesekera

Elected: 2004

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Tanika Gupta

Elected: 2016

In the Library: Top Girls

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Abdulrazak Gurnah

Elected: 2006

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