Abdularazzak, Hassan

Hassan is an award-winning writer of Iraqi origin, born in Prague and living in London. His plays include The Special Relationship, And Here I Am, Love, Bombs and Apples, The Prophet and Baghdad Wedding (all published by Bloomsbury). Hassan has translated numerous Arabic plays and contributed to several anthologies including Iraq +100 (Comma Press). The […]

Bradman, Tony

Tony is an award-winning writer of children’s books. He has written poetry, picture books and stories for all ages, including historical fiction set in a wide range of periods – he was made a Fellow of the Historical Association in 2022. He has edited many anthologies, has been active in authors’ organisations – he was […]

Gunaratne, Guy

Guy is a British novelist and playwright, and winner ofthe Dylan Thomas Prize and the Jhalak Prize, as well as a longlistee for the Booker, Goldsmith’s and Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Guy served as Fellow Commoner in Creative Arts at Trinity College, Cambridge and is the current editor of The Review by Writers Mosaic […]

Gbadamosi, Gabriel

Gabriel is an Irish and Nigerian poet and playwright. His London novel Vauxhall won the Tibor Jones Pageturner Prize and Best International Novel at the Sharjah Book Fair. He was AHRC Creative and Performing Arts Fellow at the Pinter Centre, Goldsmiths; a Judith E. Wilson Fellow at the University of Cambridge; and Writer in Residence […]

Crooks, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Crooks is a writer of novels, short stories and radio dramas. Fire Rush, her novel, was shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, the Jhalak Prize, the Authors Club Best First Novel Award and the Waterstones Debut Fiction Prize, and selected as an Observer Best Debut Novel of the Year. For her short stories, published […]

Gopal, Priyamvada

Priyamvada is University Reader in Anglophone and Related Literatures in the Faculty of English at the University of Cambridge and Fellow at Churchill College. She is the author of Literary Radicalism in India: Gender, Nation and the Transition to Independence and The Indian English Novel: Nation, History and Narration.

Evans, Martina

Martina is an Irish poet, novelist and teacher, and the author of thirteen books of prose and poetry. She has won many awards and prizes including the Betty Trask Award, an Arts Council England Award, TLS Book of the Year, the Premio Ciampi International Prize for Poetry and the Pigott Poetry Prize. Martina has been […]

Day, Elizabeth

Elizabeth is an award-winning author and broadcaster. Her five novels include Scissors Paper Stone (which won a Betty Trask Award), The Party (a Richard & Judy Book Club pick) and the Sunday Times bestseller Magpie. She has also written four works of non-fiction, including How To Fail (which was born out of the chart-topping podcast […]

Dunant, Sarah

Sarah studied history at Newnham College, Cambridge from where she went on to become a writer, broadcaster, teacher and critic. She has written 12 novels, four of which have been shortlisted for awards, and edited two books of essays. She worked for many years for the BBC in radio and television including BBC 2’s arts […]

France, Linda

Linda has published 10 collections of poetry since 1990. Her latest include Laurel Prize winner The Knucklebone Floor and Startling. Linda was named inaugural Environmental Poet of the Year 2022-23 in the Michael Marks Awards. She won the Poetry Society’s National Poetry Competition in 2013 and has received a Society of Authors’ Cholmondeley Award. A […]

Freud, Annie

Annie’s debut pamphlet was published by Donut Press and followed by four collections with Picador. The Best Man That Ever was awarded the Dimplex Prize and The Mirabelles was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize in 2015, and was followed by The Remains. Hiddensee is her most recent collection. She taught a thriving poetry composition […]

Groarke, Vona

Vona is the author of 14 books, including eight poetry collections. She was a Cullman Center Fellow at New York Public Library and subsequently published Hereafter: The Telling Life of Ellen O’Hara with New York University Press. Poet, essayist, reviewer, editor and former selector for the Poetry Book Society, she has taught at the University […]