Robert Radcliffe lives in Suffolk and is an experienced pilot. He has written four novels, two published under a different name.
Ceri Radford is a journalist at the Telegraph. A Surrey State of Affairs is her debut novel.
Will Randall is an ex-schoolteacher and writer who has travelled, taught and written in Asia, Africa, the Pacific islands and Europe. He currently lives in the mountains.
Mike Rapport is a Reader in modern European history at the University of Glasgow and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He is the author of several books, including 1848: Year of Revolution. He lives in Stirling, Scotland.
Julian Rathbone is the author of many books, including the hugely acclaimed THE LAST ENGLISH KING, KINGS OF ALBION and the Booker shortlisted JOSEPH.
Dominic Reeve is now in his eighties. He lives and works with his partner, the illustrator Beshlie, in the English countryside. This was his first book, originally published in 1958.
Frederick Reiken is the author of two previous novels, The Odd Sea (1998) and The Lost Legends of New Jersey (2000). His short stories have appeared in the New Yorker and his essays in the anthology Living on the Edge of the World (2008). He has worked as a reporter and columnist, and is currently a member of the writing faculty at Emerson College.
After the war, Dr Renouf lectured at military college for ten years before becoming a physics lecturer at Edinburgh University.
Paul Richardson won critical acclaim for 'Indulgence', 'Our Lady of the Sewers' and 'Cornucopia; A gastronomic tour of Britain'. He is fast-becoming one of Britain's leading food-history/travel writers.
Gregory David Roberts
Gregory David Roberts was born in Melbourne. He speaks four languages and has travelled widely in Asia, Africa and Europe. He is now a full-time writer.
Eden Robinson is a First Nations woman whose father is Haisla and whose mother is Heilsuk (Bella Bella). She grew up in Haisla territory near Kitamaat, B.C., and published her first book, TRAPLINES, in 1996. TRAPLINES was awarded the Winifred Holtby Prize for the best first work of fiction in the Commonwealth, and was selected as a NEW YORK TIMES Editor's Choice and Notable Book of the Year.
Stephen Robinson joined the Daily Telegraph in 1986, shortly after WF Deedes retired as Editor. Robinson wrote Deedes' obituary for the Telegraph.
Jane Rogers has written six novels including MR WROE'S VIRGINS (dramatised as an award-winning television serial) and PROMISED LANDS, which won the Writers' Guild Best Novel Award 1996. She also writes for TV and radio, and teaches at Sheffield Hallam University.
Barnaby Rogerson is the author of the four much-admired editions of Cadogan's guidebook on Morocco, and with his wife Rose Baring the two on Tunisia.
Trevor Royle is a well-known writer and broadcaster on military history. His previous books include Orde Wingate, Crimea, Civil War and The Wars of the Roses. He is a columnist for the Sunday Herald, writing on international affairs and defence-related topics, and also writes scripts for the BBC. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Bernice Rubens was born in Wales. Her novels include the Booker-Prize winning THE ELECTED MEMBER and A FIVE YEAR SENTENCE, which was shortlisted for the same award.
Penny Rudge is doing a three year PhD in Creative Writing with Andrew Motion at Royal Holloway.