J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien
03 January 1892
Writer
Roald DahlRoald Dahl
13 September 1916
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Ted HughesTed Hughes
17 August 1930
Poet and Children's Writer

W. H. AudenW. H. Auden
21 February 1907
Poet

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
10 October 1930
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Philip LarkinPhilip Larkin
09 August 1922
Poet
Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy
23 December 1955
 

Kingsley AmisKingsley Amis
16 April 1922
Poet, novelist and lecturer

John BergerJohn Berger
05 November 1926
Novelist

Adrian MitchellAdrian Mitchell
24 October 1932
Poet
C. Day LewisC. Day Lewis
27 April 1904
Poet

Tamzin MerchantTamzin Merchant
04 March 1987
Actress
DonovanDonovan
10 May 1946
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer,

Frieda HughesFrieda Hughes
01 April 1960
Painter, Poet, Writer, Children's writer

Johnny MarrJohnny Marr
31 October 1963
Guitarist, Poet, Singer, Songwriter, Record
John Cooper ClarkeJohn Cooper Clarke
25 January 1949
Poet

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892
Writer
Craig CharlesCraig Charles
11 July 1964
Actor

Benjamin ZephaniahBenjamin Zephaniah
15 April 1958
Actor, Poet, Writer, Singer

Nik KershawNik Kershaw
01 March 1958
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Poet
Michael RosenMichael Rosen
07 May 1946
Writer, Children's writer, YouTuber, Novelist,

Genesis P-OrridgeGenesis P-Orridge
22 February 1950
Singer
David KnopflerDavid Knopfler
27 December 1952
Singer

Daniel TammetDaniel Tammet
31 January 1979
Writer

John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
28 August 1906
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic

John WebsterJohn Webster
1578 AD
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Poet lawyer
Stephen SpenderStephen Spender
28 February 1909
Poet, Writer, Essayist, University teacher,
Diana VickersDiana Vickers
30 July 1991
Singer, Poet, Singer-songwriter, Stage actor, Film

Oskar KokoschkaOskar Kokoschka
01 March 1886
Painter, Playwright, Writer, Poet, University

Laurie LeeLaurie Lee
26 June 1914
Screenwriter, Poet, Autobiographer, Journalist

Al AlvarezAl Alvarez
05 August 1929
Poet, Author, Autobiographer, Literary critic,
Roger McGoughRoger McGough
09 November 1937
Author, Writer

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Leslie BricusseLeslie Bricusse
29 January 1931
Composer, Musician, Playwright, Lyricist,

John TavenerJohn Tavener
28 January 1944
Composer, Poet, Musician

Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
18 January 1908
Mathematician, Poet, Non-fiction writer

Kenneth E. BouldingKenneth E. Boulding
18 January 1910
Economist, University teacher, Philosopher,
Louis MacNeiceLouis MacNeice
12 September 1907
Poet, Writer, Playwright

Heathcote WilliamsHeathcote Williams
15 November 1941
Actor, Poet, Author, Screenwriter, Writer
David TibetDavid Tibet
05 March 1960
Musician, Painter, Poet

Jake ThackrayJake Thackray
27 February 1938
Singer-songwriter, Poet

Stevie SmithStevie Smith
20 September 1902
Poet, Illustrator, Novelist, Performer, Writer
R. S. ThomasR. S. Thomas
29 March 1913
Poet, Author, Writer

Thom GunnThom Gunn
29 August 1929
Writer
John AgardJohn Agard
21 June 1949
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Children's writer

Alasdair GrayAlasdair Gray
28 December 1934
Writer, Poet, Novelist, Science fiction writer

Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
14 October 1900
Paramedic, Art historian, Engineer, Photographer,

Edward BondEdward Bond
18 July 1934
Writer, Screenwriter, Playwright, Poet, Theatre

William EmpsonWilliam Empson
27 September 1906
Literary critic, Poet, Writer
Tony HarrisonTony Harrison
30 April 1937
Poet, Writer, Playwright

Charles SalvadorCharles Salvador
06 December 1952
Poet, Autobiographer, Boxer

Anna WickhamAnna Wickham
1884 AD
Poet

Robert ServiceRobert Service
16 January 1874
Writer, Poet, Novelist
Anthony BlackburnAnthony Blackburn
10 February 1916
Poet