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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.

Michael Abbensetts
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Michael Abbensetts

Michael Abbensetts began his writing career with short stories, but decided to turn to playwriting after seeing a performance of…

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

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

Rebecca Abrams|Rebecca Abrams
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Rebecca Abrams

Rebecca Abrams writes both fiction and non-fiction, loosely linked by a fascination with hidden histories, forgotten lives and unsung pioneers.…

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…

|Jane Adams|Jane Adams
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Jane Adams

Jane Adams is the author of 25 published novels in the crime genre. Her first novel, The Greenway, was nominated…

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Max Adams

Max Adams was born in London in 1961. In a varied career as an archaeologist, woodsman and broadcaster he has…

Diran-Adebayo
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Diran Adebayo

Diran Adebayo is an acclaimed novelist, academic and cultural critic best known for his stylish, picaresque takes on modern Britain.…

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…

Rukhsana Ahmad|Rukhsana Ahmad
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Rukhsana Ahmad

Rukhsana Ahmad has achieved distinction across several genres. Song for a Sanctuary, her first play, led to numerous commissions for…

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:…

Lynne Alexander
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Lynne Alexander

Lynne Alexander was an accomplished harpsichordist before turning to writing in 1980. Her first novel, Safe Houses, was published in…

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,…

Judith Allnatt
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Judith Allnatt

Judith Allnatt is the author of four published novels. A Mile of River was a Radio 5 Live book of…

Gillian Allnutt
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Gillian Allnutt

Gillian Allnutt has published eight collection of poetry, six of them with Bloodaxe. How the Bicycle Shone: new & selected…

Karin Altenberg
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Karin Altenberg

Karin Altenberg was born in Sweden and moved to the UK in 1996. She is a novelist and occasional translator…

Carole-Angier
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Carole Angier

Carole Angier is the award-winning biographer of Jean Rhys and Primo Levi. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal…

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…

David Armstrong
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David Armstrong

Following a dismal school ‘career’, David eventually read English at Cardiff in the 1970s and then taught in a Shropshire…

Chris-Arthur
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Chris Arthur

Chris Arthur is primarily an essayist. His work explores aspects of family, place, memory, loss and meaning in a lyrically…

Isabel Ashdown|Isabel Ashdown
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Isabel Ashdown

Isabel Ashdown is the author of ten novels, most recently Weathering (Orion, 2023). In writing – and reading – she…

|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…

|Rosemary Bailey
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Rosemary Bailey

Rosemary Bailey was born in Halifax, Yorkshire. She was an award-winning travel writer and journalist, and an experienced editor and…

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Catherine Bailey

Catherine Bailey is a television producer and a bestselling writer of non-fiction. Before embarking on her publishing career, she produced…