Lucasta Miller

Lucasta Miller is a biographer and critic. She read English at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford and subsequently worked as a literary and cultural journalist at the Independent and the Guardian, also contributing to a wide range of other publications, including the Times, Telegraph, Economist, TLS, FT, and Spectator.

A former visiting scholar at Wolfson College, Oxford, and a former visiting fellow at Lady Margaret Hall, she holds a PhD by publication in Life-writing from the University of East Anglia and is currently an Honorary Research Associate at UCL and a Royal Literary Fund Fellow. She was a judge on the Man Booker Prize in 2009 and in 2011 helped launch the short book imprint Notting Hill Editions as its editorial director. Prior to the pandemic, she ran a creative writing class at the charity Women for Refugee Women.

Books in order of publication:

The Brontë Myth – 2001

L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated Female Byron – 2019

Keats: A Brief Life in Nine Poems and One Epitaph – 2021

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