Lucasta Miller is a biographer and critic.

She read English at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford and subsequently worked as a literary and cultural journalist at the Independent and the Guardian, also contributing to a wide range of other publications, including the Times, Telegraph, Economist, TLS, FT and Spectator. A former visiting scholar at Wolfson College, Oxford, and a former visiting fellow at Lady Margaret Hall, she holds a PhD by publication in Life-writing from the University of East Anglia and is currently an Honorary Research Associate at UCL and a Royal Literary Fund Fellow. She ran a creative writing class at the charity Women for Refugee Women and she helped launch the short book imprint Notting Hill Editions as its editorial director.