Novelist and writer for film and television

Deborah Moggach is the author of many successful novels including the bestselling Tulip Fever and The Carer. In 2011, her novel These Foolish Things was adapted for the screen under the title The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and starred Judi Dench, Dev Patel, Bill Nighy and Maggie Smith. Her twentieth novel The Black Dress will be published in July 2021.

An award-winning screenwriter, she won a Writers' Guild Award for her adaptation of Anne Fine's Goggle-Eyes and her screenplay for the 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice was nominated for a BAFTA. Her television screenwriting credits include the acclaimed adaptations of her own novels Close Relations and Final Demand, as well as The Diary of Anne Frank and Nancy Mitford's Love in a Cold Climate.

Deborah has been Chairman of the Society of Authors and worked for PEN's Executive Committee. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, she was appointed an OBE in the 2018 New Year's Honours List for services to literature and drama.

Unputdownable, fun and tender with characters that jump off the page. Perfection.

Marian Keyes
on The Carer

A cracking, crackling social comedy with some brilliant people observations about ageing and a devilish plot twist.

Robbie Millen
The Times on The Carer

Princess of the deliciously dark.

Mel Giedroyc
on The Black Dress