A L Kennedy - Writer
Alison Kennedy's official site, with information about her writings and stand-up comedy work, reviews, news, and a FAQ.
Beatrix Potter Society
Promotes the study and appreciation of the life and works of Beatrix Potter. Includes a biography, timeline, suggested places to visit, publications list and photograph albums.
Official website of the writer and broadcaster, with a guide to her books on travel, biography and history, her journalism. Also includes a diary of her workshops and events.
Official site of Rhidian Brook, novelist, scriptwriter and broadcaster.
Presents news and updates from this novelist, author of "Where The Bodies Are Buried" and other books.
Personal site of a novelist, writer, and activist; includes a selection of her work and articles, and details of her published novels.
Personal site provides a brief biography, books available and reviews.
Traditionally published crime and children's author and the writing name of journalist Barbara Henderson.
The official site for the author, providing information for students, journalists, and other readers. Includes a biography, bibliography, listing of appearances, and a FAQ.
Official website of the novelist, with a profile, list of her published titles, events diary, blog, and an advice section for aspiring authors.
Dedicated to the works of Gerald Seymour, once a reporter for Independent Television News; includes a biography, information about his books and their locations, and a collection of interviews.
Gissing, George, 1857-1903
A collection of Gissing's novels and other writings in electronic texts, maintained by Project Gutenberg.
Provides information on the life and literary contributions of the author. Includes learning resources and reader board.
A historian, author, TV script editor and radio producer; includes details of his titles, biography, contacts, events diary, and a blog.
The Greek World of Mary Renault
Provides a concise biography of the author, best known for her historical novels based in ancient Greece; also includes resources and a guide to the places, people, and historical context of her books.
Includes a biography, list of recent publications, reviews and theatre appearances.
Author of the Queen of Gondal and Lopiverse series of ebooks, including Lust Over Pendle, and Dissipation and Despair.
A freelance writer and literary editor; includes a listing of her novels, short story collections, and her writings on science-related themes, with details of her creative writing courses.
An interview with the author on his 90th birthday, with a review of his last collection of short stories.
Information about the British writer, documentarist, and film maker, with a listing of book and film titles, blog, news, contacts, and other resources about his life and work.
Official site contains the author and newscaster's portfolio, tips on writing, and information on how to get one's work published.
James, P D
The Guardian offers a brief profile and links to current news about the author.
Jaq D Hawkins
Author in the genres of fantasy and the occult. Includes book overviews, goblin art and article archives.
Master of the Medieval Murder Mystery, with the longest running series of medieval crime books set in the later years of Edward II's reign.
Official site of this best selling novelist and former politician, with a blog, news and event information.
Personal site of the biographer and critic, acclaimed for her books on Thomas Bewick and the Lunar Society. Includes information about her current projects, bibliography, a collection of articles, and a profile.
Official site of the author and traditional storyteller, whose works celebrate the life and culture of Scotland's travelling families; includes a listing of titles, appearances diary, and contacts.
John le Carré
Official website of the author, with a biography, reviews, and a list of books, writings, and film adaptations.
The Independent's obituary for an author who, in the 1930s, contributed to the development of an Anglo-Welsh literature, written in English, but specifically Welsh in feeling, style, and subject-matter.
Personal website of the author of thrillers and historical novels; includes a profile, information about his novels and film adaptations, personal appearances, and contacts.
A writer, journalist, and freelance arts PR working in Glasgow; with a profile, details of her writing career and arts projects, and contacts.
Official site of an award-winning writer of short fiction and journalism, with a profile, details of current projects, samples of her work, and articles for budding writers.
The Laurence Sterne Trust
Based at Shandy Hall in Coxwold, the Laurence Sterne Trust was established in order to promote the writings of Laurence Sterne.
Official website of the Scottish author, screenwriter, and creator of fictional forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod. Includes a profile, information about her novels and screenwriting, news, and events diary.
A BBC Wales profile of the novelist, author of "How Green Was My Valley".
A crime novelist, who specialises in depicting modern day Dundee; includes a biography, list of titles, and news.
Official page of the romance author with biography and reviews.
Official site of a German-born, Glasgow-based writer and performer, with a profile, list of publications and awards, and contacts.
The Internet Movie Database provides a very brief profile, with details of film adaptations of his novels.
Writer of novels and historical works; includes a profile, information about her titles, news, and events.
Official site with biography, reviews and extracts.
A novelist and journalist; includes a profile and information about her books.
Margery Allingham Society
Aims to preserve and promote the work of Margery Allingham, best known for her detective stories featuring gentleman sleuth Albert Campion. Includes newsletter, event listings and photographs of Margery's Essex.
Mary S Lovell
Novelist and author of biographies including books on the Churchill family, Jane Digby, Sir Richard Burton, the Mitford Girls and Bess of Hardwick.
Mary Webb Society
Provides journal of the association. Includes poems written by the author.
Official site of the Glasgow-born crime novelist and playwright; with a biography, information about her novels and graphic novels, and diary.
The Telegraph's obituary to "the most rebellious of the celebrated Mitford sisterhood.".
Official website of the novelist, poet, and playwright, with a profile and details of her career; also offers creative writing courses and workshops in the UK and Europe.
Official website of an author of historical fiction set in Britain between the Roman occupation and the Norman Conquest, and fiction set in an invented world loosely based on medieval and Renaissance Britain. Includes information about her titles, profile, reviews, and a collection of essays.
Fantastic Fiction provides a biography and bibliography of the British Born author.
Personal website of a graphic journalist, who has also written a history of Orkney’s Italian Chapel, historical fiction, and other books.
Official site of the philosopher, poet, novelist, cultural critic, physician and clinical scientist; with a biography, details of his books, and a collection of his writings.
Official site of author Brian Jacques, offering an obituary and details of his many books.
Showcases e-books, books and features, and also news and special interviews with other writers.
Official page of the author of the Inspector Banks mystery series.
Celebrates the life and work of an ex-miner, whose novels and plays chronicled working class life in the Rhondda; offers a biography, list of his writings, and obituaries.
Russel D McLean
Official site of the author and reviewer, creator of J McNee, a fictional Dundee private investigator; with a profile, details of titles, reviews, and contacts.
British contemporary novelist. Includes a profile, information about her books, interviews, and events list, and a collection of reviews and articles.
Contemporary English novelist; includes details of her titles published in the UK and in translation, with a profile and blog.
Say Mitchell, Dreda
A writer, broadcaster, journalist and freelance education adviser; provides a guide to her career, writings, and radio appearances.
Official website of the crime novelist and grandson of J R R Tolkien; includes a profile, FAQ, information about his books, reviews, and interviews.
A Glasgow born author of poetry, novels, short stories and plays. Includes information about his published work, a selection of haikus, and a profile.
Provides a profile of the author of a series of books featuring Russ Tobin, serious adventure books, sex-comedies, and later some serious novels; includes other resources.
Creator of fictional Aberdeen detective, Logan MacRae; includes a profile, blog, and listing of his books.
Official homepage of the bestselling author of Born On A Blue Day, Embracing the Wide Sky, and Thinking in Numbers.
Prize winning author of books for children and young adults, many of whose works have been filmed and/or broadcast; includes a profile, news and events diary, a list of her titles and study notes, and contacts.
Penguin Books' profile of the creator of Adrian Mole; includes a profile, details of her books, and an overview of her plays, radio, and television work.
Unofficial Alan Garner
Provides a biography of Alan Garner, plus many articles and links relevant to his works.
Violet Needham Society
Founded in 1985 to revive interest in the work and achievements of Violet Needham. Includes a biography, notes on her published children's books, and information about membership and activities of the society.