Joanna Kavenna is a British novelist and travel writer. Her works include The Field Guide to Reality, The Ice Museum, Inglorious, and The Birth of Love. Her short stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the London Review of Books, Arc, The Guardian, and The New York Times. She has received the Alistair Horne Visiting Fellowship and the Orange Prize for New Writing, and in 2013 was named as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists. She lives in Oxford.