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Our Writers

Our directory will help you find any writer, past or present, who has worked as an RLF Fellow. Learn more about their career, how they work with us, and where they operate in the UK. You can also find any articles they may have written for us through their profiles.

Zebib K. Abraham
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Zebib K. Abraham

Edinburgh

I am a writer and psychiatrist who moved to Edinburgh in 2020 to complete an MFA in Creative Writing, with…

Paul Adam
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Paul Adam

Paul Adam has written thirteen novels for adults and an award-winning trilogy for children. He has a particular interest in…

Dr Pragya Agarwal
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Pragya Agarwal

Dr Pragya Agarwal is a behavioural and data scientist and author of four widely acclaimed nonfiction books. Her first book…

Dipo Agboluaje
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Dipo Agboluaje

Oladipo ‘Dipo’ Agboluaje is a playwright and academic. His first play Early Morning was produced in 2003 at Oval House…

Alice Albinia
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Alice Albinia

Alice Albinia is an award-winning author of conjoined works of fiction and nonfiction. Her first book, Empires of the Indus:…

Sarah Ardizzone|Sarah Ardizzone
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Sarah Ardizzone

Sarah Ardizzone is a translator from the French with forty-something titles to her name. Her work spans picture books, graphic novels and travel…

Peter Arnott
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Peter Arnott

Born in Glasgow in 1962, Peter is the writer of many professionally produced stage plays starting with White Rose (Traverse…

|Helena Attlee
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Helena Attlee

Helena Attlee is a well-established non-fiction author and feature writer. Although best known for her works on Italy and the…

James Attlee
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James Attlee

James Attlee is a widely published writer specialising in creative nonfiction, travel and art. His book Isolarion: A Different Oxford…

Ian Ayris
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Ian Ayris

Ian Ayris is the author of three novels, a novella, and over forty short stories. The first of his trilogy…

Melissa Bailey
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Melissa Bailey

Melissa Bailey is a historical fiction writer. Her first novel, The Medici Mirror, is a tale of murder, sorcery and…

Geoff Barker
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Geoff Barker

Geoff Barker is a writer and editor. For many years Geoff specialised in creating part-work series on varied non-fiction subjects…

Rosamund Bartlett by Vanessa Lowett
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Rosamund Bartlett

As an author, Rosamund Bartlett is best known for her biographies of Chekhov and Tolstoy, for which she drew on…

Craig Baxter
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Craig Baxter

Craig is a dramatist with thirty years of experience writing primarily for the stage but also for screen and radio.…

Laura Beatty
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Laura Beatty

Laura Beatty is a writer of both fiction and nonfiction. Her first book was a biography of Lillie Langtry. Her…

Jim Beckett
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Jim Beckett

Jim Beckett is a writer specialising in children’s fiction. The Caravan at the Edge of Doom (HarperCollins, 2021) is an…

Anna Beer
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Anna Beer

Anna Beer’s writing is driven by her fascination with untold stories; her love of journeys (whether of the mind, body…

Juliet Clare Bell
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Juliet Clare Bell

Juliet Clare Bell (always known as Clare) is a children’s author. Her focus is on telling engaging stories (mostly for…

Melissa Benn
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Melissa Benn

Melissa Benn is the author of seven works of nonfiction and two novels. Her acclaimed nonfiction includes School Wars: The…

Emily Berry by Sophie Davidson
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Emily Berry

Emily Berry is a poet, editor and occasional prose writer. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, she is…

Rahul Bery by Jorge Lizalde
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Rahul Bery

Rahul Bery is a literary translator, working from Spanish and Portuguese into English. His first full-length translation, Rolling Fields, by…

Jasbinder Bilan
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Jasbinder Bilan

Bath, Somerset

Jasbinder Bilan is an award-winning children’s author of numerous magical realist middle-grade novels. Her debut Asha and the Spirit Bird…

Michael Bird|Michael Bird
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Michael Bird

St Ives, Cornwall

Michael Bird is an independent art historian, with special interests in modern art, cultural history and the ‘art/life divide’. His…

Penny Black
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Penny Black

Penny Black is an award-winning translator (from German), writer and dramaturg. Her love of theatre started in Vienna, where she…