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Guinevere Glasfurd

Guinevere Glasfurd is a critically-acclaimed novelist. Her debut novel, The Words in my Hand, was shortlisted for the 2016 Costa First Novel Award and Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award and was longlisted in France for the Prix du Roman FNAC. Her second novel, The Year Without Summer, was written with support from the MacDowell Colony Foundation, longlisted for the Walter Scott Historical Fiction Prize 2021 and shortlisted for the HWA Gold Crown Award 2020. Awarded grants from the Arts Council England and the British Council for her work, her writing has also appeared in the Scotsman, Mslexia and The National Galleries of Scotland. Originally from Lancaster, she now lives near Cambridge with her husband and daughter