Victoria Glendinning

Victoria Glendinning is a prize-winning biographer, the author of lives of Elizabeth Bowen, Vita Sackville-West, Edith Sitwell, Trollope and Leonard Woolf. She has also written three novels: The Grown-Ups, Electricity and Flight. She is a Vice-President of English PEN, Vice-President of the Royal Society of Literature and was appointed CBE in 1998. Born in Yorkshire, she now lives in Somerset.