Olivia Laing

Writer and critic

Olivia Laing

Olivia Laing is a widely acclaimed writer and critic. She’s a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and in 2018 was awarded the Windham-Campbell Prize for non-fiction.

She’s the author of To the River, The Trip to Echo Spring and The Lonely City, which has been translated into 15 languages. She writes about art & culture for the Guardian, New Statesman and Frieze among many other publications.​