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Leeds prominent author Peter Robinson

Leeds alumni writing poetry and novels.

Peter Robinson (English 1971) Bestselling novelist

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Akinwande O Soyinka 31/08/2012  
Name: Wole Soyinka
Degree: English 1957, Hon DLitt 1973
Description: Nigerian playwright, poet and essayist.; Winner, Nobel Prize in Literature 1986
Rose M Cartwright 03/10/2019  
Name: Rose Cartwright
Degree: English Language and Literature 2008
Description: Author, Pure, a memoir of living with OCD
Louise Doughty 16/01/2017  
Name: Louise Doughty
Degree: English 1984
Description: Author, playwright, journalist
Robert I Duhig 30/07/2012  
Name: Ian Duhig
Degree: English and History of Art 1977
Description: Poet, playwright; Two-time winner National Poetry Competition
Tony W Harrison 30/07/2012  
Name: Tony Harrison
Degree: Latin and Linguistics 1958, Hon DLitt 2004
Description: Poet, The Loiners; winner, Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize. Eminent poet, translator and playwright.
David G Hessayon 31/08/2012  
Name: David Hessayon OBE
Degree: Botany 1950, Honorary DSc 2008
Description: Author, botanist. Best known for his "Expert Guides" series of gardening manuals.
Alison M Joseph 03/10/2019  
Name: Alison Joseph
Degree: French and Philosophy 1981
Description: Crime writer
Steven D Mosby 03/10/2019  
Name: Alex North
Degree: Philosophy 1998
Description: Crime writer
Katy A Regan 03/10/2019  
Name: Katy Regan
Degree: English and French 1997
Description: Author, novels and self help books
Hallie D Rubenhold 03/10/2019  
Name: Hallie Rubenhold
Degree: British History 1995, MPhil 1997
Description: Writer, historical books. Best known for The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper
Amy J Sackville 03/10/2019  
Name: Amy Sackville
Degree: English Literature and Theatre Studies 2002
Description: Author; winner, the John Llewellyn Rhys award for The Still Point
Catherine R Sampson 03/10/2019  
Name: Catherine Sampson
Degree: Chinese 1984
Description: Writer, crime fiction set in rural China
Ngugi wa Thiong'o 31/08/2012  
Name: Ngugi wa Thiong'o
Degree: English 1967 ND, Honorary DLitt 2004
Description: Novelist; playwright; critic; winner, UNESCO prize. Award-winning Kenyan writer and academic.
Anna Jacobs 31/08/2012  
Name: Anna Jacobs
Degree: General Studies 1962
Description: Author of over 70 historical and modern novels
Peter Robinson 02/10/2012  
Name: Peter Robinson
Degree: BA English 1974, Honorary DLitt 2009
Description: Internationally award-winning author
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