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Lucy Inglis

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Full name Lucy Inglis
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

London, history of London, British history, Art history, women's history, antiques, social media for academics, scholarship, research, writing, blogging, Young Adult literature, book reviews, books.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing
Last updated 17-09-2012 11:01

Biography

Lucy Inglis is a writer, historian, blogger and speaker.

Her award-winning blog Georgianlondon.com is the largest body of study on eighteenth century London freely available online. It welcomes up to twenty thousand visitors a day and in 2010 won an unprecedented two Cliopatrias in the US History News Network's Awards. Unearthing murders, love affairs, shady business dealings, spiritualism, corsetry and dog-napping it is used as a secondary source by students from institutions including King's College London, University College London and Christie's. It has featured in The Times, the Guardian and Time Out, and she writes for The RIBA Journal, The Georgian Magazine, Rare Book Review, Fire & Knives, the Spectator Coffee House blog, The Lay Scientist and the Guardian. Lucy also speaks on the eighteenth century at the Courtauld Institute, the Institute for Contemporary Arts and the Royal Naval College, Greenwich. She is also writing a novel for young adults, about a fledgling detective agency and set in Victorian London which will be out in 2013, published by Chicken House books.

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