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Council

The Management Committee is overseen by a Council of eminent writers, which meets twice a year. The Council is as follows:

  • Brian Abbs
  • Allan Ahlberg
  • Brian Aldiss
  • Alan Ayckbourn
  • Antony Beevor
  • Anthea Bell
  • William Boyd
  • Simon Brett
  • Asa Briggs
  • A. S. Byatt
  • Tracy Chevalier
  • Wendy Cope
  • Lindsey Davis
  • Peter Dickinson
  • Margaret Drabble
  • Maureen Duffy
  • Helen Dunmore
  • Nicholas Faith
  • Clare Francis
  • Antonia Fraser
  • Michael Frayn
  • Martin Gilbert
  • Victoria Glendinning
  • Ronald Harwood
  • Tom Holland
  • Michael Holroyd
  • William Horwood
  • Shirley Hughes
  • PD James
  • Steve Jones
  • Mark Le Fanu
  • Penelope Lively
  • David Lodge
  • Hilary Mantel
  • Ian McEwan
  • Deborah Moggach
  • Jan Morris
  • Andrew Motion
  • V. S. Naipaul
  • Derek Parker
  • Jill Paton Walsh
  • Terry Pratchett
  • Philip Pullman
  • Isabel Quigly
  • Piers Paul Read
  • Ruth Rendell
  • Gillian Reynolds
  • JK Rowling
  • Hilary Spurling
  • Tom Stoppard
  • Claire Tomalin
  • Rose Tremain
  • William Trevor
  • Joanna Trollope
  • Fay Weldon
  • Jacqueline Wilson
  • Philip Ziegler

 

 

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