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Michael Holroyd, British author. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association (president England chapter 1986-1988), Society Authors (chairman 1973-1974), Arts Council of England (chairman literature panel 1992-1995), Royal Society of Literature (chairman 1998-2001, president since 2003).

Background

HOLROYD, Michael was born on August 27, 1935 in London. Son of Basil and Ulla (nee Hall) Holroyd.

Education

Eton College.

Career

Chairman Society of Authors 1973-1974, National Book League 1976-1978. Vice-Chairman Arts Council Literature Panel 1982-1983. President English Centre of PEN 1985-1988.

Chairman Strachey Trust since 1990.

Works

Membership

Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association (president England chapter 1986-1988), Society Authors (chairman 1973-1974), Arts Council of England (chairman literature panel 1992-1995), Royal Society of Literature (chairman 1998-2001, president since 2003).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, stories.

Connections

Married Margaret Drabble in 1982.

father:
Basil Holroyd

mother:
Ulla (Hall) Holroyd

spouse:
Margaret Drabble.