David Henry Wilson (born 1937) is a British playwright, novelist and children’s author. His plays have been performed at many well-known theatres, including The Hampstead, Theatre Royal Stratford East, King’s Head, Sheffield Crucible, Leicester Haymarket, Cheltenham Everyman, Edinburgh and Pitlochry Festivals as well as abroad. His children’s books, especially the Jeremy James series, have been translated into many languages, and his novel The Coachman Rat has won acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic.

He has also translated many works from French and German, including children’s books by Kirsten Boie, travel guides by Peter Sager, art history by Werner Hofmann, prose and poetry by Hermann Hesse, culture and memory by Aleida & Jan Assmann, and literary theory by Wolfgang Iser.

Wilson was educated at Dulwich College and Pembroke College, Cambridge. He has lived in France, Ghana, Germany and Switzerland, and for many years was a lecturer at the universities of Bristol and Konstanz (where he founded and ran the university theatre). He is married, with three grown-up children, and lives in Taunton, Somerset, England.

A selection of David Henry Wilson’s books and plays can be found at www.HopeCorner.net. Some of them can be downloaded free of charge where indicated, and other titles are available from: elaine@hopecorner.net , to whom all inquiries concerning professional or amateur performance rights should be addressed. All these works are fully protected by copyright.