Frances Wilson

Frances Wilson was educated at Oxford University and lectured on nineteenth- and twentieth-century English literature for fifteen years before becoming a full-time writer. Her books include "Literary Seductions: Compulsive Writers and Diverted Readers" and "The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth: A Life", which won the British Academy Rose Mary Crawshay Prize. She reviews widely in the British press and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She divides her time between London and Normandy.