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The books interview: the new Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry winner on learning how to be a Scottish writer and why becoming the national poet saved her life

Liz Lochhead: ‘You’re stuck writing something until you go, “To hell with it, I’ll tell the truth”’

The books interview: the new Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry winner on learning how to be a Scottish writer and why becoming the national poet saved her life

Today In History 'Wole Soyinka, Nigerian novelist, playwright, poet, and teacher, was born on this date July 13, 1934. His powerful writings enabled him to become the first African writer to win the “Nobel Prize” for literature in 1986.' (photo: Wole Soyinka) - CARTER Magazine

'Wole Soyinka, Nigerian novelist, playwright, poet, and teacher. His powerful writings enabled him to become the first African writer to win the “Nobel Prize” for literature in (photo: Wole Soyinka) - CARTER Magazine

Anthony Burgess - A Clockwork Orange

The 50 coolest authors of all time

The Spy Who Loved Hunny - looking more like a secret agent than a writer of children’s stories, this is a photo of A.A. Milne in 1914 by E.O. Hoppé

Alan Alexander Milne (A. Milne: 18 Jan 1882 – 31 Jan English, Author of Winnie-the Pooh, Best known for Teddy Bear books & various Children's Poems. Milne was Noted Writer/ Playwright, before Enormous Success of Pooh overshadowed all previous work.

L P Hartley (The Go Between etc) eating lunch at The Old Rectory in Litton…

L P Hartley (The Go Between etc) eating lunch at The Old Rectory in Litton Cheney Dorset circa He was a great friend of the photographer Janet Stone, of note here is the china he is eating from which is the Persephone design by Eric Raviliou

“It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of you.”  ― John Updike, My Father's Tears and Other Stories. uncredited photo.

Acclaimed author of many classic novels including "Rabbit, Run" is John Updike who was born in Reading, PA

Raised in an Acton council house, Peter Ackroyd studied at Cambridge and Yale. He made his name as a writer of biographies, real and imagined, but the capital city is his chief inspiration

Profile: Peter Ackroyd

Raised in an Acton council house, Peter Ackroyd studied at Cambridge and Yale. He made his name as a writer of biographies, real and imagined, but the capital city is his chief inspiration

A.S. Byatt English novelist, poet and Booker Prize winner.

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Guillaume Apollinaire - Poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, and art critic

Pearl S. Buck, the Youngest Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Art, Writing and the Nature of Creativity

Pearl S. Buck, the Youngest Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Art, Writing and the Nature of Creativity

Pearl S. Buck - Nobel Prize in Literature 1938 "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces" Read her beautifully written book, The Good Earth.

Michael Crichton | fiction | science fiction | history - Michael Crichton wrote novels to help support himself while attending Harvard Medical School. He found he could write a book in a week and then sell them for $2,500 each.

We spotlight Michael Crichton's career as a writer on The Official Site of Michael Crichton.

Helen Lyndon Goff ( PL Travers)

Making of Mary Poppins - The Story of PL Travers

L Travers, author of the Mary Poppins books -- August 1899 – 23 April ( born Helen Lyndon Goff)

20 Essential Joan Didion Quotes That Will Make You Wish You Were A Writer

20 Essential Joan Didion Quotes That Will Make You Wish You Were A Writer

Community Post: 20 Essential Joan Didion Quotes That Will Make You Wish You Were A Writer

Philip Pullman: professional writers set to become 'an endangered species' - http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/jan/06/philip-pullman-society-of-authors-open-letter-fairer-terms-for-writers

Philip Pullman: professional writers set to become 'an endangered species'

Pullman supports Society of Authors’ campaign for fairer terms, as writers’ wages fall below poverty line: ‘Authors are the only essential part of the process’

21 Feb 2013, 18.45.  Poet-in-residence Owen Sheers reads at the Fitz, Founders entrance.  Doors open at 6.15.  Reading starts at 6.45.  Free but booking essential.  education@fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Poets in residence at the University of Cambridge museums and collections.

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