Venetia Vyvyan

Venetia Vyvyan

VENETIA VYVYAN On the 19th August 1985 Venetia Vyvyan walked through the door of Heywood Hill, number 10 Curzon Street, as a confident graduate who thought that she knew rather a lot about books.  By the end of the day she realised her education had really only just...
Rhidian Brook

Rhidian Brook

RHIDIAN BROOK Rhidian started writing fiction in his mid-twenties. After working first as a copy-writer he started writing fiction: short stories and a novel. After success in a Time Out short story he had stories published in magazines including The New Statesman,...
Harriett Gilbert

Harriett Gilbert

HARRIETT GILBERT Harriett Gilbert began writing fiction in her twenties. Having first embarked upon an acting career she decided instead to make use of her Olivetti portable typewriter and started writing. Since then, she has published six novels, including Hotels...
Fiona Smith

Fiona Smith

FIONA SMITH Born in Scotland and educated at Glasgow University, Fiona read French and German. Fiona’s literary interests were sparked by an excellent English teacher and the very literary content of her degree where the study of the great classics of French and...
Jan Pienkowski

Jan Pienkowski

JAN PIENKOWSKI Jan Pieńkowski is a household name to children of more than one generation. He came to England from his native Poland together with his parents at the end of the Second World War, when he was ten years old. Jan was educated at Lucton School, Barnsley...