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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.

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

Cardiff

Mark won the Somerset Maugham award for Two Kinds of Silence. His short stories Doppelgangers and spoken word Loud Music…

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…

Simon Booker
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Simon Booker

Novelist and TV screenwriter Simon Booker wrote prime time drama for BBC1, ITV and US TV. His credits included BBC1’s…

Jane Borodale
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Jane Borodale

Jane Borodale is a fiction writer with a particular interest in the history of ordinary people, often in the context…

Deborah-Bosley
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Deborah Bosley

Deborah Bosley’s writing career began in 1987 with The Rough Guide to California and The Rough Guide to San Francisco.…

Penny Boxall
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Penny Boxall

Penny Boxall is an award-winning poet whose work draws on her career in museums. Her first collection, Ship of the…

Sita Brahmachari
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Sita Brahmachari

Sita Brahmachari is an award-winning writer of numerous intergenerational, rites-of-passage novels, short stories and plays. Her debut novel Artichoke Hearts…

Caroline Brothers|Caroline Brothers
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Caroline Brothers

Caroline Brothers is a novelist who explores the lives of ordinary people dealing with the aftermath of extraordinary events. Her…

Matt Bryden
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Matt Bryden

Matt Bryden’s first pamphlet Night Porter won the 2010 Templar pamphlet prize. His full-length collection Boxing the Compass was published…

Thomas Bunstead
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Thomas Bunstead

Thomas Bunstead has translated novels by some of the leading Spanish-language writers working today, including Agustín Fernández Mallo, Bernardo Atxaga…

Sarah Butler
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Sarah Butler

Sarah Butler is the author of three novels, all published by Picador. Her first, Ten Things I’ve Learnt About Love…

Matt Carr
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Matt Carr

Matt Carr is a writer and journalist. His nonfiction books include the widely acclaimed memoir of his Caribbean childhood, My…

Jim Carruth
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Jim Carruth

Jim Carruth is a poet, editor and awards and events programmer. His first pamphlet, Bovine Pastoral, came out in 2004 and…

Genevieve Carver by Alexandra Wallace
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Genevieve Carver

Genevieve Carver is an award-winning writer and performer whose work has spanned poetry and spoken word, theatre, music, screenwriting and…

Maisie Chan
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Maisie Chan

Maisie Chan is an award-winning children’s author. Her debut Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths (Piccadilly Press) won the Branford…

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Deborah Chancellor

Deborah Chancellor is a writer of children’s fiction and non-fiction. To date, she has written nearly 100 books for a variety…

Debjani-Chatterjee
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Debjani Chatterjee, MBE

Debjani Chatterjee is an award-winning poet, children’s writer and translator, who has been described as ‘Britain’s best-known Asian poet’ (Elisabetta…

Brian Clegg
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Brian Clegg

Brian Clegg is an award-winning popular science writer. He began writing professionally for computing magazines in the 1990s, providing features…

Marianne Colbran
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Marianne Colbran

Marianne Colbran is a nonfiction writer and screenwriter/playwright. Having started her career writing for a police show, she is fascinated…

Rebecca Colby
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Rebecca Colby

Rebecca Colby is an award-winning author, poet, and screenwriter. She has published over thirty-three children’s books with Collins, Macmillan, Viking/Penguin Random…

Rowan Coleman
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Rowan Coleman

Rowan Coleman is the internationally bestselling author and screenwriter of more than thirty cross-genre novels and screenplays. Her first novel…

Vanessa Collingridge
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Vanessa Collingridge

Dr Vanessa Collingridge is a broadcaster and writer, specialising in science, history and the environment. After graduating with a First…