C.S. Lewis
Novelist & poet, best known for his books - The Chronicles of Narnia
Seamus Heaney
Poet, playwright & lecturer, he won the 1995 Nobel prize for literature. The library at QUB is named in his honour
Samuel Beckett
Novelist, playwright, theatre director & poet. The 1969 Nobel prize for literature winner wrote in both English & French
Brian Friel
Dramatist & short story writer, he had 24 published plays and was the co-founder of the Field Day Theatre Company
John Hewitt
Poet who was appointed the first writer in residence at QUB in 1976 and lives on through the annual John Hewitt Summer School
Sinead Morrissey
Poet who won the T.S. Eliot prize for her fifth collection in 2014 & the Forward Prize for poetry in 2017
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