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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.

Nathalie Abi-Ezzi
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Nathalie Abi-Ezzi

Tonbridge, Kent

Nathalie Abi-Ezzi is a novelist and short-story writer. Her birthplace, Lebanon, inspired her first two novels. A Girl Made of…

Zebib K. Abraham
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Zebib K. Abraham

Edinburgh

Zebib K. Abraham (she/her) is a writer and psychiatrist. She has been published in Clarkesworld, Fractured Lit, The Rumpus, Podcastle,…

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…

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:…

Lulu Allison
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Lulu Allison

Corscombe, Dorset

All that I know about writing has come from reading. Though I loved books, my path was hardwired to art,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Mark Blacklock
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Mark Blacklock

Dr Mark Blacklock is a novelist, cultural historian and occasional journalist and lecturer. His first novel, I’m Jack, a fictionalised…

Mark Blayney
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Mark Blayney

Mark Blayney writes fiction, poetry and journalism. Books include a volume of short stories Doppelgangers (Parthian, 2015) and of poetry,…

Tessa Boase|Tessa Boase
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Tessa Boase

Tessa Boase is an editor, journalist and author, specialising in popular history books for adults. After a career in national…

Michael Bond
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Michael Bond

Michael Bond writes nonfiction books about human psychology and behaviour. He is interested in the many ways we are influenced…