Jay Griffiths

Jay Griffiths

Jay Griffiths is the author of A Love Letter from a Stray Moon (Text, 2011), a short novel partly based on the life of Frida Kahlo.

A British writer, she won the Discover award for the best new non-fiction writer to be published in the USA, with her first book Pip Pip: A Sideways Look at Time (Flamingo, 2007).

Her second book, Wild: An Elemental Journey (Penguin, 2008), was shortlisted for both the Orwell prize and for the World Book Day award in the UK and won the inaugural 2007 Orion Book Award in the USA.


Masks of fiction

GR OnlineTRAGIC OR COMIC, feathered or jewelled, Harlequin or Pierrot, all fiction is a masquerade.We writers adopt disguises: we flirt, feign and play, and the story is the mask we wear. Behind every fiction, though, is fact. Behind every white...

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