EDWARD WILSON-LEE

Agent:  Isobel Dixon

Biography: Edward Wilson-Lee is a Fellow in English at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, where he teaches medieval and Renaissance literature and Shakespeare. After growing up in Kenya and Switzerland, he went to university in London, New York, Oxford and Cambridge, living briefly in Mexico and New Orleans in between.

Edward is currently writing his second book for William Collins.

‘A masterly literary detective adventure...a compelling read’ -  Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
One of The Bookseller's Top 6 Shakespeare picks for 2016 - 'a striking literary debut'

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SHAKESPEARE IN SWAHILILAND HarperCollins UK, March 2016/FSG US, Sep 2016 History, 304 pages Published to commemorate 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in April 2016, a breathtaking exploration into Shakespeare as a Global poet. This radical, breath-taking book combines travel, history, biography and satire in an ode to Shakespeare.   

SHAKESPEARE IN SWAHILILAND

HarperCollins UK, March 2016/FSG US, Sep 2016
History, 304 pages

Published to commemorate 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in April 2016, a breathtaking exploration into Shakespeare as a Global poet. This radical, breath-taking book combines travel, history, biography and satire in an ode to Shakespeare.