Michèle Brigitte Roberts (born 20 May 1949) is a British writer, novelist and poet. She is the daughter of a French Catholic teacher mother (Monique Caulle) and English Protestant father (Reginald Roberts), and has dual UK–France nationality.

Books in order of publication:

Essays

  • Food, Sex & God: on Inspiration and Writing, 1988, Virago Press

Novels

  • A Piece of the Night, 1978, Women’s Press
  • The Visitation, 1978, Women’s Press
  • The Wild Girl (also known as The Secret Gospel of Mary Magdalene), 1984, Methuen
  • The Book of Mrs Noah, 1987, Methuen
  • In the Red Kitchen, 1990, Methuen
  • Psyche and the Hurricane, 1991, Methuen
  • Daughters of the House, 1992, Virago and Morrow (USA)
  • During Mother’s Absence, 1992, Virago
  • Flesh & Blood, 1994, Virago
  • Impossible Saints, 1998, Ecco Press
  • Fair Exchange, 1999, Little, Brown
  • The Looking Glass, 2000, Little, Brown
  • The Mistressclass, 2002, Little, Brown
  • Reader, I Married Him, 2006, Little, Brown
  • Ignorance, 2012, Bloomsbury Publishing
  • The Walworth Beauty, 2017, Bloomsbury

Poetry

Short stories

  • Your Shoes, 1991
  • During Mother’s Absence, 1993, Virago
  • Playing Sardines, 2001, Virago
  • Mud: Stories of Sex and Love, 2010, Virago

Memoir

  • Paper Houses: A Memoir of the 70s and Beyond, 2007, Virago.
  • Negative Capability: A Diary of Surviving, 2020, Sandstone Press.