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Frances Wilson

Frances Wilson

Frances Wilson is a critic and biographer. Her most recent book, Guilty Thing: A Life of Thomas De Quincey was long-listed for the 2016 Baillie Gifford Prize, and shortlisted for the National Book Circle Critic's Award, the LA Times Book Awards, the Historical Writer's Association Non-fiction award and the BIO Plutarch Prize. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and currently the 2018/19 Jean Strouse Fellow at the Dorothy and Lewis B Cullman Centre for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. She teaches Creative Writing at Goldsmiths College, University of London.