Cornish Writers

Biography

The rugged beauty of Cornwall has inspired many Cornish writers and visitors.

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Rob Bonser-Wilton

Rob Bonser-Wilton is researching the Porthpean Giffard family double homicide of 1952/3. Was or was not Miles Giffard insane?

Caroline Palmer

Caroline Palmer moves between novels, short plays, films and stories, often local, and the history of Porthtowan, where she lives. 

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Walker Zupp

Walker Zupp is a Bermudian writer living in Cornwall who specialises in Speculative Fiction and is studying for his PhD in Creative Writing.

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Kiera Smitheram

Kiera was born and raised on the north coast of Cornwall, and much of her writing is inspired by the rugged caves and Atlantic breezes of her childhood. 

A.A Barrett

Cornish Author of Dear Maggie: A poetry collection, Evie-Me and the seasons and To Mr. Van Barrett.

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Philip S Rollason

Beats of a modern Jazz solo, somehow finding a scattered rhythm, the edges of blades cutting into the earth. Starting out of sequence, the order somehow switching back on itself, finding its beginning, and, as the thud thud thud chopped about the trees, the three of them cut down through roots and earth, heaping nature’s spoils to the side.

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Rachel Fitch

Cornwall is such a good place for inspiration, the beaches, rugged coastlines, wooded areas … and let’s not forget the pasties. Seriously, they are good brain food! So now I can say it out loud – I’m Rachel and I am a writer. 

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Lamorna Ireland

Taking inspiration from her beautiful home county, Cornish writer Lamorna Ireland writes romance novels alongside teaching English in a local secondary school.

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