Guinevere Glasfurd was born in Lancaster and lives near Cambridge with her husband and daughter.
Her debut novel, The Words in My Hand, was shortlisted for the 2016 Costa First Novel Award and Authors' Club Best First Novel Award and was longlisted in France for the Prix du Roman FNAC.
The Year Without Summer was written with support from the MacDowell Colony Foundation. Awarded grants from the Arts Council England and the British Council for her novels, her writing has also appeared in the Scotsman, Mslexia and The National Galleries of Scotland.
She is currently working on her third novel, a story of the Enlightenment, set in eighteenth-century England and France.