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University of Essex

Current Fellow(s)

Ruth Dugdale
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Ruth Dugdall

Ruth Dugdall is an internationally published novelist and short-story writer. Her seven novels are inspired by her interest in the…

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Former Fellow(s)

Louise Millar
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Louise Millar

Louise Millar is an acclaimed crime author. She has published four psychological thrillers in ten countries, and three short stories.…

Kate Worsley
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Kate Worsley

Kate Worsley is an internationally published award-winning novelist and an experienced writing mentor and teacher, working mainly with writers of…

Gillian-Richmond
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Gillian Richmond

Gillian Richmond is a television, stage and radio dramatist who grew up on army bases around the world. The Last…

Jim-Kelly
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Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly was born in 1957, and is the son of a Scotland Yard detective. His first crime mystery The…

Sue-Teddern
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Sue Teddern

Sue Teddern’s many radio dramas include Cooking in a Bedsitter, five series of soloparentpals.com, In Mates, Sad Girl and The…

Clare-Pollard
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Clare Pollard

Clare Pollard was born in Bolton in 1978. Her first collection of poetry The Heavy-Petting Zoo (Bloodaxe, 1998) was written…

Vincent-McInerney
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Vincent McInerney

Vincent has written widely for radio. His output includes: an original play, The Serang, for Radio 4; two commissions for…

Anne-Rooney
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Anne Rooney

Anne Rooney writes fiction for children, and non-fiction for children and adults. She has published more than 150 books. She…

Martyn Waites
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Martyn Waites

Martyn Waites was born and brought up in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Before becoming a writer he was an actor. He has…

Gillsn-McClure
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Gillian McClure

Gillian McClure writes and illustrates for children aged three to seven years, specialising in high-quality picture books. Her first book…

Tobias Hill
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Tobias Hill

Tobias Hill was born in London. His first collection of poetry, Year of the Dog, won an Eric Gregory award.…

Neil Rollinson
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Neil Rollinson

Neil Rollinson is a prize-winning poet and story writer. He is the recipient of a Cholmondeley award for poetry and…

Yvonne-Coppard
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Yvonne Coppard

Yvonne Coppard was a secondary-school teacher for some years and then a child-protection adviser, cramming her writing career into whatever…

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