Jenny Uglow is a writer and publisher, who has written widely on Victorian literature, including a biography on Elizabeth Gaskell. Jenny Uglow was awarded an OBE in 2007.
James Dyson, CBE, chairman, since 1999, of the Design Museum, London, invents devices that make common tasks more efficient, which so far include the bag-less vacuum cleaner, Sea Truck boat and Evolutionary Ballbarrow. Robert Uhlig is Technology Correspondent of the Daily Telegraph.
Saki Ukai is the illustrator behind the hit light novel series Black Bullet.
Alison Umminger grew up in Arlington, Virginia, and as an undergraduate was the fourth woman to be elected president of The Harvard Lampoon. Today, she is an associate professor at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Georgia, where she lives with her husband, a blues musician, and their four-year-old daughter. My Favorite Manson Girl is her first book.
Mark Urban is Diplomatic and Defence Editor for Newsnight. He is the author Big Boys' Rules, Rifles and Fuslilers
Sir John Ure, former British Ambassador to Cuba, Brazil and Sweden, is the author of, among other travel and historical books, The Cossacks and The Trail of Tamerlane. He writes regularly on travel for the Daily and Sunday Telegraph, and has served on the council of the Royal Geographical Society and as chariman of the Thomas Cook 'Travel Book of the Year' panel. His recreation in Who's Who is 'travelling uncomfortably in remote places and writing about it comfortably afterwards'.
Gen Urobuchi is the writer behind the super popular anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Aldnoah Zero.
Alistair Urquhart is in his nineties (and is the last surviving member of the Scottish regiment the Gordon Highlanders) and teaches computer skills to OAPs in Scotland
Luis Alberto Urrea
Luis Alberto Urrea is the author of The Devil's Highway, winner of a Lannan Literary Award; Across the Wire, winner of the Christopher Award and the highly acclaimed The Hummingbird's Daughter. He has also received an American Book Award, a Western States Book Award and a Colorado Book Award and he has been inducted into the Latino Literary Hall of Fame.