Gretchen Gerzina

Gretchen Gerzina is the author of two much praised works of non-fiction, Carrington, the only biography of the Bloomsbury figure Dora Carrington, and Black England, a New York Times 'Notable Book of the Year', about the lives of black people in eighteenth-century London. After many years as a professor of English at Vassar College, she is now a full professor of English at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is also an honorary fellow at the University of Exeter. She lives in Vermont.