Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett was born in London, raised in Wales, and has lived in France and Italy. She now lives in North London with her husband and her cat, Mackerel.
She writes columns and reviews fiction for the Guardian, where she also edits part-time. She has also written for the Observer Magazine, i newspaper, Vogue, TIME, the New Statesman, Stylist, Elle, and many other publications.
Her first novel, The Tyranny of Lost Things, was about trauma and memory and was published by Sandstone Press in 2018. She also co-wrote The Vagenda (based on the successful feminist satire website of the same name) with Holly Baxter, which was published by Vintage. She is writing a second novel, Female, Nude, which is about art, class, and femininity, and is set in Greece, and her new book, The Year of the Cat, a work of creative non-fiction, is forthcoming.
Agent: Eleanor Birne