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North East Writers

also known as: North East Authors, North East Poets, Northern Authors, Northern Writers.

Writers based in the North East - poets and authors writing on crime, historical fiction, family, mystery, romance, chick lit and much more.

North East Writers

The North East is full of talented authors, who write on topics as diverse as crime, historical fiction, mystery, romance and chick lit. Here are just a small selection of North East writers whose books you can find in your local library.

Click on the book covers below to search the library catalogue for works by the authors.

John Baker John Baker
Pat Barker Pat Barker
Benita Brown Benita Brown
Karen Charlton Karen Charlton
Ann Cleeves Ann Cleeves
Carol Clewlow Carol Clewlow
Catherine Cookson Catherine Cookson
Alice De Smith Alice De Smith
Elizabeth Gill Elizabeth Gill
Alison Gangel Alison Gangel
Mari Hannah Mari Hannah
Marion Husband Marion Husband
Rebecca Jenkins Rebecca Jenkins
Carolyn Jess-Cooke Carolyn Jess-Cooke
Janet MacLeod Trotter Janet MacLeod Trotter
Paul Magrs Paul Magrs
Val McDermid Val McDermid
Graham Pears Graham Pears
Sheila Quigley Sheila Quigley
Anna Ralph Anna Ralph
Danielle Ramsay Danielle Ramsay
Denise Robertson Denise Robertson
Wendy Robertson Wendy Robertson
John Sadler John Sadler
Fiona Shaw Fiona Shaw
Dan Smith Dan Smith
Paul Torday Paul Torday
Poetry and More Information

Poetry in the North East

Poets from the North East are well represented in Morpeth Library's unique and exciting Northern Poetry Library. Click on the link below to find out more:


Find Out More About North East Writers

For more information about North East authors and poets, awards, book festivals and much more, please click on the links below:


Northumberland Libraries are often visited by writers for talks and other events; click here to visit the events page and find out who is coming to your local library.


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