List of Northern Irish writers

List of Northern Irish writers

This is a list of writers born in Northern Ireland.

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A

*Gary Allen (1964–)
*Joseph Allen (1964–)
*Chris Arthur (1955–)
*Carol Azadeh (1964–)

B

*Colin Bateman (1962–)
*Mary Beckett (1926–)
*Ronan Bennett (1956–)
*Matthew Blair (1985–)
*Maureen Boyle (1961–)
*John Boyd (1912–2002)
*Paul Boyd
*Martin Boylan
*Kenneth Branagh (1960–)
*Colette Bryce (1970–)
*Eve Bunting (1928–)
*James Burke (1936–)
*Anna Burns (1962–)
*Sam Burnside

C

*Lucy Caldwell (1982–)
*Brian Campbell (1960–2005)
*Joseph Campbell (1879–1944)
*Thomas Carnduff (1886–1956)
*Ciaran Carson (1948–)
*Daragh Carville (1969–)
*Joyce Cary (1888–1957)
*Paul Charles
*Mary Costello (1955–)
*James Cousins (1873–1956)
*Mairtín Crawford (1967–2004)
*Sam Cree (1928–1980)
*Joseph Crilly
*Martin Crilly (1969–)
*Eric Cross (1905–1980)

D

*Cahal Dallat (1953–)
*Gerald Dawe (1952–)
*Seamus Deane (1940–)
*Anne Devlin (1951–)
*Martina Devlin
*Richard Doherty
*Moyra Donaldson (1956–)
*Charles Donnelly (1914–1937)
*John Dougherty (1964 –)
*Anne Doughty
*Lynn Doyle (1873–1961)
*Malachy Doyle (1954–)
*Michael Duke

E

*Pearse Elliot
*St. John Greer Ervine (1883–1971)

F

*Padraic Fiacc (1924–)
*Leontia Flynn (1974–)
*Brian Foster
*Brian Friel (1929–)
*Anne-Marie Fyfe (1953–)

G

*Ray Givans
*Robin Glendinning
*Damian Gorman (1961–)
*Robert Greacen (1920–)

H

*Wilson John Haire (1932–)
*David Hammond
*Robert Harbinson (1928–2005)
*David Hammond
*Norma Harrs
*Francis Harvey (1925–)
*Rosalind Haslett
*Seamus Heaney (1939–)
*John Hewitt (1907–1987)
*Gareth Higgins(1975–)
*Arnold Hill
*Bulmer Hobson (1882–1969)
*John Hughes (1962–)

J

*Fred Johnston (1951–)
*Marie Jones (1951–)

K

*John Kelly
*Brian Keenan (1950–)
*Brian Kennedy (1966–)
*Michael Kerr (1958–)
*Benedict Kiely (1919–)
*Kevin Kiely (1953–)

L

*Nick Laird (1975–)
*Maurice Leitch (1933–)
*Clive Staples Lewis (1898–1963)
*Antonia Logue (1972–)
*Michael Longley (1939–)
*Martin Lynch
*Robert Wilson Lynd (1879–1949)

M

*Bernard MacLaverty (1942–)
*Louis MacNeice (1907–1963)
*Deirdre Madden (1960–)
*Douglas Maddon (1970–)
*Daniel Magee
*Jason Maher (1975–)
*Derek Mahon (1941–)
*Brian McAvera
*Brian McCafferty (1983–)
*Owen McCafferty (1961–)
*Eamonn McCann (1943–)
*Nicola McCartney
*Hugh McFadden
*Roy McFadden (1921–1999)
*Niall McGrath (1966–)
*Medbh McGuckian (1950–)
*Christina McKenna
*Gerard McKeown (1980)
*Blánaid McKinney
*Adrian McKinty
*David McKittrick (1949–)
*Thomas McLaughlin
*Nigel McLoughlin (b. 1968)
*Gerald McNamara (1865–1938)
*George McWhirter(1939–)
*Eoin McNamee (1961–)
*Martin Meenan
*Ruddick Millar (1907–)
*Sam Millar (1955–)
*Alice Milligan (1865–1953)
*Gary Mitchell (1965–)
*Frances Molloy (1947–1991)
*Mary Montague (1964–)
*Martin Mooney (1964–)
*Brian Moore (1921–1999)
*Sinead Morrissey (1972–)
*Bill Morrison (1940–)
*Conall Morrison
*Danny Morrison (1953–)
*Paul Muldoon (1951–)
*C.K. Munro
*Brenda Murphy
*Michael J. Murphy (1913–1996)
*Paul Murphy (1965–)
*Paul Murray (1947–)

N

*Kate Newman (1965–)
*N.T James {1981-2007}

O

*Flann O'Brien (1911–1966)
*Conor O'Callaghan (1968–)
*Malachi O'Doherty (1951–)
*Séamus Ó Néill (1910–1986)
*Sean O'Reilly (1969–)
*Frank Ormsby (1947–)

P

*David Park (1954–)
*Stewart Parker (1941–1988)
*Glenn Patterson (1961–)
*William Peskett (1952–)
*Timothy Phillips (1977–)

Q

*Hugh Quinn (1884–)

R

*Zane Radcliffe
*Morna Regan
*Christina Reid
*Forrest Reid (1875–1947)
*Graham Reid (1945–)
*Adrian Rice (1958–)
*Amanda McKittrick Ross (1860–1939)
*Richard Rowley (1877–1947)
*George William Russell (1867–1935)

*Jack Scoltock (1942–)
*Zoe Seaton
*Bob Shaw (1931–1996)
*George Shiels (1886–1949)
*James Simmons (1933–2001)
*Damian Smyth (1962–)
*Geoffrey Squires (1942–)

T

*Sam Thompson (1916–1965)
*Edward Toman
*Joseph Tomelty (1911–1995)
*Shaun Traynor (1941–)

W

*James White (1928–1999)
*Robert McLiam Wilson (1964–)

Y

*Ella Young (1865–1951)

References

* [http://www.irishplayography.com/ Irish Playography]
*The Encyclopaedia of Ireland, Gill and Macmillan, Dublin, 2003
* [http://www.irishwriters-online.com/ Irish Writers Online]
* [http://www.culturenorthernireland.org/ Culture Northern Ireland]
* [http://www.artscouncil-ni.org/ Arts Council of Northern Ireland]


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