Linda Kelly is a writer and biographer specialising in late 18th and early 19th century subjects. She has written for numerous papers including the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Times Literary Supplement, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the Wordsworth Trust.
Her forthcoming book, Holland House: A History of London’s Most Celebrated Salon, will be published by I.B. Tauris in March 2013. It is described by Antonia Fraser: “A sparkling picture of Whig society in the years running up to the Reform Bill – Linda Kelly captures all the fun as well as the political excitement of the best known salon of the age.”