Creative Writing alumni D-F and published works Creative Writing alumni D-F and published works

Dafydd, Fflur (MA 2000)

Y Gwir Am Gelwydd (1998) - Urdd National Eisteddfod Literature Medal (1999)
 Lliwiau Liw Nos (2005)
 Atyniad (2006) - National Eisteddfod of Wales Prose Medal winner (2006)
Twenty Thousand Saints (2008) - Oxfam Hay Prize for Emerging Writers winner (2009)
 Ffordd o Fyw (2009)
 Y Llyfrgell (2010) - Daniel Owen Memorial Prize winner (2009); Max Boyce Prize winner (2010)
The White Trail (2011)
Awr y Locustiaid (2011)

Visit Fflur Dafydd's website.

Dafydd, Sian Melangell (MA 2006)

Y Trydydd Peth (2009) - winner Prose Medal, National Eisteddfod of Wales (2009)
Hospital Field (2013)

Daley-Clarke, Donna (MA 2001)

A Lazy Eye (2005) – Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best First Book (2006)

Visit Donna Daley-Clarke's wiki page.

Darby, Katy (MA 2006)

David Higham Award Winner (2005)
Open Secrets (2004)
Half-Life (2005)
The Unpierced Heart (2012, originally published as The Whores' Asylum)
Cries of London (BBC Radio 4, 2013)
Lovers’ Lies (editor with Cherry Potts, 2013)
Weird Lies: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Strange Stories from Liars' League (editor with Cherry Potts, 2013) – Saboteur Award (Best Anthology) winner (2014)

Visit Katy Darby's website

Davies, Daniel (MA 2013)

Isle of Dogs (2008) - Glen Dimplex Award shortlist (2008)

Davis, Deborah (MA 2001)

Credits include:
Dickens Confidential (BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play)
Letters to Fan-Fan (BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play)
Court Pastoral (International Play Festival, 2003)
Balance of Power (BBC Radio 4, 10-part drama series)

De Abaitua, Matthew (MA 1994)

The Red Men (2007) - Arthur C Clarke Award shortlist (2007)
The Art of Camping: The History and Practice of Sleeping Under the Stars (2011)
If Then (2015)
The Destructives (2016)


De'Ath, Amy (BA 2008)

Erec & Enide (2010)
Andromeda / The World Works For Me (2010)
Caribou (2011)
Lower Parallel (2014)
Toward. Some. Air. (ed. with Fred Wah, 2015)

Find Amy De'Ath on the Salt Publishing website.

Debney, Patricia (MA 1992)

How To Be A Dragonfly (2005)

Losing You (2007)
Black Hole and Other Stories (2008)
Littoral (2013)
Gestation (2014)

Visit Patricia Debney's webpage.

Dhingra, Leena (MA 1991; PhD 2001)

Amritvela (1988)


Doughty, Louise (MA 1987)

Crazy Paving (1995)
Dance With Me (1996)
Honey-Dew (1998)
Fires in the dark (2003)
Stone Cradle (2006)
A Novel in a Year (2007)
Whatever You Love (2010) - Costa Novel Award shortlist (2010); Orange Prize for Fiction longlist (2011)
Apple Tree Yard (2013) - Specsavers National Book Awards Crime & Thriller of the Year shortlist (2014); CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger shortlist (2014)
Black Water (2016)


Drury, Stephan (MA 2014)

Peppermint (2011) - SuperShorts Film Festival Best Script Award shortlist (2011); Southampton International Film Festival Best Film Award shortlist and Best Script Award shortlist (2013)
David Copperfield (Mad Dogs & Englishmen Theatre Company, 2012)

Dunkerley, Hugh (PhD 2004)

Walking To The Fire Tower (1997)
Fast (2007)
Hare (2010)

Dunn, Suzannah (MA 1989)

Darker Days Than Usual (1990)
Quite Contrary (1991)
Blood Sugar (1994)
Past Caring (1995)
Venus Flaring (1996)
Tenterhooks (1998)
Commencing Our Descent (1999)
The Queen of Subtleties: A Novel of Anne Boleyn (2004)
The Sixth Wife (2007)
The Queen's Sorrow (2008)
The Confession of Katherine Howard (2010)
The May Bride (2014)
The Lady of Misrule (2015)

Visit Suzannah Dunn's page on Fantastic Fiction.

Dunthorne, Joe (BA 2004, MA 2005)

Curtis Brown Award (2005)
Submarine (2008) - Dylan Thomas Prize longlist (2008); Desmond Elliot Prize shortlist (2008); Wodehouse Bolinger Prize shortlist (2008); Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best First Book shortlist (2009); Wales Book of the Year longlist (2009)
Faber New Poets 5 (2010)
Wild Abandon (2011) - Encore Award winner (2012); Wales Book of the Year shortlist (2012)


Eban, Katherine (MA 1992)

Dangerous Doses (2005)

Visit Katherine Eban's website.

Edwards, Richard (MA 2003)

Credits include:
Soho Theatre Young Writer’s Programme (2004)
A Year of Your Love (London Independent Film Festival, 2009)

Elderkin, Susan (MA 1994)

Granta Best of Young British Novelists (2003)
Sunset Over Chocolate Mountains (2000)
The Voices (2003)
The Novel Cure: An A-Z of Literary Remedies (2013, with Ella Berthoud)

Visit Susan Elderkin's page on the British Council website.

Elliott, Laura (MA 2012)

Bridge (2010)

Emanuel, Oliver (MA 2002)

Credits include:

 Iz (Silver Tongue Theatre, 2003-4)
Magpie Park (West Yorkshire Playhouse, 2007)

Joseph and Joseph (BBC Radio4, 2007)
Flit (National Theatre of Scotland, 2008)

Daniel and Mary (BBC Radio Scotland, 2009) – Bronze Sony Radio Academy Award winner (2010)
Elvis in Prestwick (BBC Radio4, 2010)
Everything (BBC Radio4, 2010)
Ancient Greek (BBC Radio4, 2011)
Henry and Ingrid: Some Words For Home (Tron Theatre, Glasgow, 2011)

Visit Oliver Emanuel's page on Wikipedia.


English, Lucy (BA 1982)

Selfish People (1998)
Children of Light (1999)
Our Dancing Days (2000)

Visit Lucy English's website

Enright, Anne (MA 1987)

Laureate for Irish Fiction 2015-2018
The Portable Virgin (1991) - Rooney Prize for Irish Literature winner (1991)
The Wig My Father Wore (1995)
What Are You Like (2000) - Whitbread Prize Best Novel shortlist (2000); Encore Award winner (2001)
The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch (2002)
Making Babies: Stumbling Into Motherhood (2004)
The Gathering (2007) - Man Booker Prize winner (2007); Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction shortlist (2008)
Talking Pictures (2008)
Yesterday's Weather (2009)
The Granta Book of the Irish Short Story (editor, 2010)
The Forgetten Waltz (2011) - Orange Prize for Fiction longlist (2012)
The Green Road (2015) - Bord Gáis Energy Irish Novel of the Year Award winner (aka Eason Book Club Novel of the Year Award) (2015); Costa Novel Award shortlist (2015); British Book Industry Awards Novel of the Year Award shortlist (2016); Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist (2016); Man Booker Prize longlist (2015); IBW Book Award longlist (2016)

Visit Anne Enright's page on the British Council website.

Evans, Diana (MA 2003)

26a (2005) – Betty Trask Award winner (2005); Orange Broadband Prize for New Writers (2005); Whitbread Prize First Novel shortlist (2005); Arts Council Decibel Writer of the Year Award (2006); Guardian First Book Award shortlist; Arts Foundation Fellowship shortlist (2007)
The Wonder (2009)

Visit Diana Evans' website

Evans, Richard (MA 2003)

The Zoo Keeper (2008)
Orbiting (2010)

Eveleigh, Lisa (MA 2016)

Beauty and Chivalry: The Duchess Of Richmond’s Ball (2015)

Falconer, Alison (MA 2008)

Credits include:
Sweet Sixteen (John Clare Theatre, Peterborough)
Uncle William’s House (BBC Radio4)
50/50 (Theatre Science)

Faqir, Fadia (PhD, 1990)

Nisanit (1990)
Pillars of Salt (1996) - ALOA Literary Award shortlist (Denmark, 2001)
In the House of Silence: Autobiographical Essays by Arab Women Writers (editor, 1998)
My Name is Salma (2007)
Willow Trees Don’t Weep (2014)

Visit Fadia Faqir's website.

Farnell, Chris (BA 2005)

Mark II (2006)
Dirty Work (2014)

Farrant, Ann (MA 2002)

Amelia Opie: The Quaker Celebrity (2014)

Farrell, Paul (MA 2001)

Credits include:
Crossroads (ITV, 2002-3)
The Fete (2004)
Doctors (2005-6)
Silent Witness (BBC1, 2006)
Waking The Dead (BBC1, 2008)
Primeval (ITV, 2009)
Waterloo Road (BBC1, 2013)

Ferron Anderson, James (BA 1990)

The River And The Sea (2012) - Rethink Press New Novel Award (2012)
The Dangerous Edge of Things (2014)

Visit James Ferron Anderson's website

Finucan, Stephen (MA 1996)

Happy Pilgrims (2000)
Foreigners (2003)
The Fallen (2009)

Visit Stephen Finucan's wiki page.

Fish, Laura (MA 2002, PhD 2007)

Flight of Black Swans (1995)
Strange Music (2008) - Orange Prize for Fiction longlist (2009)

Visit Laura Fish's website.

Fisher, Max (MA 2003)

Credits include:
A Better Direction (Screen East Digital Shorts, 2004) - Best Regional or Network Drama shortlist, Creative Norfolk Awards (2005)
The Great British Citizenship Test (Screen East New Voices, 2003)

Fishman, Seth (MA 2005)

The Well’s End (2014)
The Dark Water (2015)

Fletcher, Susan (MA 2002)

Eve Green (2004) – Whitbread First Novel Award winner (2004); Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award winner (2005); Betty Trask Prize winner (2005)
Oystercatchers (2007) - Romantic Novel of the Year Award shortlist (2008); Dylan Thomas Prize longlist (2008)
Corrag (2010) - John Llewellyn Rhys prize shortlist (2010); Writers' Guild Best Fiction Book Award shortlist (2010)
Witch Light (2011)
The Silver Dark Sea (2012)
A Little In Love (2014) - North East Children's Book Award winner (2016);

Let Me Tell You About A Man I Knew (2016)

Visit Susan Fletcher's page on the British Council website.

Flood, C.J. (MA 2010)

Curtis Brown Award (2010)
Infinite Sky (2013) - James Reckitt Hull Children's Book Award winner (2014); Branford Boase Award winner (2014); Leeds Book Award shortlist (2014); Angus Book Award shortlist (2015); Carnegie Medal longlist (2014)
Nightwanderers (2016)


Flower, Tamsin (MA 2012)

Credits include:

MENTAL Play (Norwich Arts Centre, 2014)

Flusfeder, David (MA 1988)

Man Kills Woman (1993)
Like Plastic (1996) – Encore Award winner (1997)
Morocco (2000)
The Gift (2003)
The Pagan House (2007)
A Film by Spencer Ludwig (2010)
John The Pupil (2014)

Visit David Flusfeder's page on the British Council's website.

Forbes, Caroline (MA 1989)

The Needle on Full (1985)

Foster, Stephen (MA 1998)

It Cracks Like Breaking Skin (1999) - MacMillan PEN Award shortlist (1999)
Strides (2001)
She Stood There Laughing (2004)
The Book of Lists, Football (2006)
Walking Ollie (2006)
Are You With Me? (2007)
Along Came Dylan (2008)
From Working Class Hero to Absolute Disgrace (2009)

Foulds, Adam (MA 2000)

Granta Best of Young British Novelists 2013 
Next Generation poets 2014

The Truth About These Strange Times (2007) - Betty Trask Award winner (2007); Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award winner (2008); Desmond Elliott Prize shortlist (2008)
The Broken Word (2008) - Costa Poetry Award winner (2008); Jerwood Aldeburgh Prize winner (2008); Somerset Maugham Award winner (2009); John Llewellyn Rhys Prize shortlist (2008); Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist (2009)
The Quickening Maze (2009) - Encore Award winner (2011); European Union Literature Prize (2011); South Bank Show Literature prize winner (2010); Man Booker Prize shortlist (2009); Walter Scott Prize shortlist (2010); IMPAC Dublin Literary Award longlist (2010)
In The Wolf’s Mouth (2014) - Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction shortlist (2015)

Visit Adam Foulds' page at Orion Publishing.

Found, Philippa (MA 2015)

The Body in Women’s Art Now, Part 1: Embodied (2009)
The Body in Women’s Art Now, Part 2: Flux (2010) - Feminist and Women’s Studies Association Prize shortlist (2011)
The Body in Women’s Art Now, Part 3: Recreation (2011)

Fowler, Bo (MA 1995)

Scepticism Inc. (1998)
The Astrological Diary of God (1999)
The Philosophy of Stars (2011)
Notes From The Autopsy of God (2012)

Visit Bo Fowler's page.

Frank, Sophie (MA 2000)

The Mattress Actress (2000)

Frankel, Lauren (MA 2005)

Hyacinth Girls (2015)