This list was prompted by the ceremony for Ælfric Grammaticus in July 2022. Do get in touch to expand it!
Author links are for entries on our website. Feel free to disregard the commercial book links: other suppliers are available ;-) Why not start in Eynsham Library?
* = lives or lived in Eynsham
Aelfric* - Letter to the Monks of Eynsham (c1005) and numerous other writings; study by Eynsham Primary School (2005)
Anne Louise Avery* (Director, Flash of Splendour)
John Daniel* - four poetry collections, recently with his own cover paintings:
Elizabeth de Villiers – Swinford Bridge (1969). [See also our feature page]
Jonathan Ferrier* – Arvor’s Schooldays (2013) – children’s paperback, in Post Office
Eric Gordon* - St Hugh and Eynsham Abbey (1986)
Alan Hardy – Eynsham: A Village and its Abbey (2003)
Mollie Harris* aka Martha Woodford of the Archers – From Acre End records the memories of Eynsham residents
Melanie Hayes* - The Ice House
Doreen Hockedy and others* – The Eynsham Cookbook (2010)
Ursula Howard* - Bessie Quinn, survivor spirit (2023)
Penelope Lively – The Ghost of Thomas Kempe (1973) – children’s book, loosely based in Eynsham
Steve Lord* – Walking with Charlie: in the footsteps of the Forty-Five (2003)
Sarah Medina* - 68 books in the areas of English Language Teaching and children's education
Mary Oakeley* – The Long Timetable (1997) – autobiography
Nick Page* – over 80 (!) books on religious themes, for both adults and children
Steve Parrinder* – The Lost Abbey of Eynsham (2019)
Jane Spiro*: poetry and teaching resources include...
Mary J Stewart* - This is where we came in (2002)
Lilian Wright* – St Leonard’s Eynsham: the story of an English parish church (2nd edn, 1987)
Stephen Yeo* - Lately: first collection of poems (2023)