Joanna Kavenna is the author of The Ice Museum
(which won the Orange Prize for New Writing), The Birth of Love, Come to the Edge
and A Field Guide to Reality.
Her writing has appeared in the New Yorker
, London Review of Books
and New York Times
and she has held writing fellowships at St Antony's College Oxford and St John's College Cambridge. In 2011 she was named as one of the Telegraph
20 Writers Under 40 and in 2013 was listed as one of Granta's
Best of Young British Novelists. She lives in Oxfordshire.