Edmund Gordon is an award-winning writer and critic, and Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at King's College London.
His first book, The Invention of Angela Carter, was published in 2016. It won the Somerset Maugham Award and the Biographers’ Club/Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize, was a finalist for the US National Book Critics Circle Award, and was selected as a Book of the Year in the Guardian, Observer, Financial Times, Spectator, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Times.
Edmund's essays and reviews have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including the Financial Times, Guardian, Independent, London Review of Books, New Statesman, Observer, Spectator, Sunday Times and Times Literary Supplement. He contributed to the BBC Two documentary Angela Carter: Of Wolves and Women, and has appeared as a guest on Arts & Books (ABC Radio 1) and The Book Show (RTE Radio 1). He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.
He lives in London with his wife and son.