Angelica arriving soon

Angelica arriving soon

My new novel is arriving in August 2020. Angelica is a fictionalised autobiography of the painter Angelica Kaufmann, one of the two female founders of the Royal Academy. This is a novel about an artistic genius and a powerful woman living, like us, at a time of huge and bewildering change. Read more about the book at the Barbican Press website. View the cover

Writers Who Inspire Me

In a short audio piece for the Royal Literary Fund, Writers Who Inspire Me, Miranda introduces one of her literary heroes: 'Virginia Woolf's fiction explores the inner lives of intelligent women with courage and originality; she searched for, and found, a way of telling a story that was different.' Listen here →
When Memory Distils Into Fiction

When Memory Distils Into Fiction

In her latest piece for the Royal Literary Fund's online magazine Collected, Miranda describes how a troubling encounter in childhood has remained with her, surfacing recently as she reflects on a new direction for her writing.
A Self Among the Crowd

A Self Among the Crowd

Miranda’s short essay about the novelist Patrick Hamilton, The Man Who Invented Gaslighting, is published in a new anthology by the Royal Literary Fund, A Self Among the Crowd.