Frances Wilson

Frances Wilson (born 1964) is an English author, academic and critic.

Books in order of publication:

Literary Seductions: Compulsive Writers and Diverted Readers (Faber, 1999).

The Courtesan’s Revenge: Harriette Wilson, the Woman Who Blackmailed the King (Faber, 2003).

The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth (Faber, 2008) Winner of the British Academy’s Rose Mary Crawshay Prize.[7]

How To Survive the Titanic; or The Sinking of J Bruce Ismay (Bloomsbury, 2011) Winner of the Elizabeth Longford Prize for historical biography, 2012.

Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey (Bloomsbury, 2016)

Burning Man: The Trials of D.H. Lawrence (New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2021).

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