Lavinia Greenlaw is a writer of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction known for investigating the shared imperatives of art and science. She lives in east London. Her first novel, Mary George of Allnorthover
, received France’s Prix du Premier Roman Étranger. Her two books of creative nonfiction are The Importance of Music to Girls
and Questions of Travel: William Morris in Iceland.
In 2016, she wrote and directed a short film, The Sea is an Edge and an Ending,
a study of the impact of dementia on our sense of time and place, drawing on Shakespeare’s Tempest.
Her third novel, In the City of Love’s Sleep,
was published in 2018. Her sixth poetry collection, The Built Moment
, will be published in February 2019.
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