List of English writers
List of English writers lists writers in English born or raised in England who already have Wikipedia pages. References for the information appear on the linked Wikipedia pages. The list is incomplete...
Frederick Forsyth reveals MI6 spying past
The Day of the Jackal author Frederick Forsyth has revealed he was working for MI6 for more than 20 years. The disclosure comes with the publication of the author's autobiography The Outsider: My Life...
3.14 Pi Day March 14 Math genius Worlds greatest math prodigy Mathematics savant Maths Daniel Tammet
At 3.14 (3 minutes 14 seconds) David Letterman learns what pi means! Daniel Tammet is an amazing math genius who memorised pi to 20,000 places. Is he the wor...
The Boy With The Incredible Brain (Brain Man) - Real Stories
An extraordinary documentary on the brainpower of Daniel T, the young Englishman who could be the world’s greatest mental athlete. Daniel is not just a calculating wizard, but also a memory champion a...
Edmund Candler
Edmund Candler (1874 – 1926) was an English journalist, novelist and educator notable for his literary depictions of colonial India. His fictional tropes and settings are comparable in many ways to th...
Edmund Candler - Wikipedia
Spike Hughes
Patrick Cairns "Spike" Hughes (19 October 1908 – 2 February 1987) was a British jazz musician, composer and music journalist. He was the son of Irish composer, writer and song collector Herbert ...
Spike Hughes - Wikipedia
Frederick Forsyth reveals MI6 spying past
The Day of the Jackal author Frederick Forsyth has revealed he was working for MI6 for more than 20 years. The disclosure comes with the publication of the author's autobiography The Outsider: My Life...
Charles Francis Meade
Charles Francis Meade (born 25 February 1881 - died 1975) was an English mountaineer and author.
Born in England, Meade was the only surviving child of the Hon. Sir Robert Henry Meade and Carolin...
Lisa Potts
Lisa Potts GM (married name Webb) is a former nursery teacher noted for saving her school children's lives from a machete attack by a man with severe paranoid schizophrenia on July 8, 1996 at St Luke'...
Peter J. Evans
Peter J. Evans is a British author.He made his professional writing debut in 1992. Since then he has worked on a broad spectrum of projects, including over two hundred articles for various entertainme...
Charles Gidley Wheeler
Charles Gidley Wheeler (1938–2010), also known as "Charles Gidley", was a television screenwriter and historical novelist whose work has been acclaimed in Publishers Weekly, The Washington Post, Kirku...
John Vicars
John Vicars (1582, London – 12 April 1652, Christ's Hospital, Greyfriars, London) was an English contemporary biographer, poet and polemicist of the English Civil War. His best-known work is English W...
Martin Lewis (humorist)
Martin Neil Lewis (born 24 July 1952) is a US-based English humorist, writer, radio/TV host, producer, and marketing strategist. He is known for his participation in a variety of projects in the arts...
Martin Lewis (humorist) - Wikipedia
Francis Spufford
Francis Spufford, FRSL (born 1964) is an English author.
Spufford was born in 1964. He is the son of the late social historian Professor Margaret Spufford (1935 - 2014) and the economic historian ...
Ebenezer Forrest
Ebenezer Forrest (fl. 1774), was an English attorney.Forrest resided at George Street, York Buildings, London, and was intimate with William Hogarth and John Rich, proprietor of the Lincoln's Inn Thea...
Aiden Shaw
Aiden Shaw (born Aiden Finbar Brady, 22 February 1966, Harrow, Middlesex, United Kingdom) is a British author, musician, model and former gay pornographic film actor.
Shaw was born in Harrow, Lond...
Aiden Shaw - Wikipedia
Thomas Barker (fishing guide)
Thomas Barker (fl. 1651) was an English fishing guide and author.
For more than sixty years, he practised the art of angling, and "spent many pounds in the gaining of it". In the dedicatory addres...
John Asgill
John Asgill (25 March 1659 – 10 November 1738) was an eccentric English writer and politician.
He studied law at the Middle Temple, 1686, and was called to the bar in 1692. He founded the first la...
John Asgill - Wikipedia
Clinton Heylin
Clinton Heylin (born 8 April 1960) is an English author who has written extensively about popular music and the work of Bob Dylan.
Heylin attended Manchester Grammar School. He read History at Bed...
Alison Sim
Alison Sim is a historian and writer, specialising in the Tudor period.She is the author of Pleasures & Pastimes in Tudor England, The Tudor Housewife, and Food & Feast in Tudor England. She l...
Harold Elsdale Goad
Harold Elsdale Goad (1878-1956) was a British writer, journalist and poet. He was an early sympathizer with Fascism, with the pamphlet What is Fascism?, followed by two books on corporatism. He was on...
Annie Hill
Annie Hill (born 1955 (age 59–60)) is an English sailor. She is best known as an author of books and articles about sailboat voyaging, living on a small amount of money, and sailing junk r...
Chris Harris (actor)
Chris Harris (14 December 1942 – 30 April 2014) was an English actor, director and writer. He appeared in several UK TV series including Into the Labyrinth and Hey Look That's Me. He also built a su...
Chris Harris (actor) - Wikipedia
Samata Angel
Born Samata Abudulai on 23 January in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Samata is a British author, journalist, presenter and fashion designer currently based in London, England.She is married to Jonathan Pa...
Samata Angel - Wikipedia
Dick Francis
Richard Stanley "Dick" Francis CBE FRSL (31 October 1920 – 14 February 2010) was a British steeplechase jockey and crime writer, whose novels centre on horse racing in England.After wartime service in...
Dick Francis - Wikipedia