Elizabeth Lowry’s first novel, The Bellini Madonna, was published in the UK (Quercus/riverrun 2008, 2009), the USA (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2009) and in Italy as La Madonna del Bellini (2008), and will be reissued by Quercus/riverrun in 2019. Her second, Dark Water, appeared in September 2018. It was The Times‘s Historical Fiction Book of the Month, The Sunday Times‘s Historical Fiction Critic’s Choice, The Guardian‘s Book of the Day, and was a Times and New Statesman Book of the Year. It was also longlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction in 2019.
Elizabeth is a frequent contributor to The London Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal and other publications. She lives and works in Oxfordshire.