Ian McEwan Biography

Screenwriter, Author (1948–)
Ian McEwan is an award-winning, internationally renowned writer known for works like In Between the Sheets, Amsterdam, Atonement and Saturday.


Born on June 21, 1948, in Aldershot, England, Ian McEwan earned notice for his short stories before his 1978 debut novel The Cement Garden. Many other long-form works have followed over the years, including the Booker Prize-winning Amsterdam, Atonement, Saturday and Sweet Tooth. Several of his works have been adapted into film and McEwan has worked as a screenwriter on projects like The Good Son.

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