About Lisa

Lisa Hilton grew up in the north of England and read English at New College, Oxford, after which she studied History of Art in Florence and Paris. After eight years in New York, Paris and Milan she has recently returned to England and now lives in London with her husband, the composer Nicola Moro and their daughter Ottavia.

Lisa has written features and reviews for Vogue, Elle, GQ, Harpers and Queen,the Evening Standard, the Observer, the Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, the Art Newspaper, ES Magazine, Tatler and the New Yorker. She currently contributes to the TLS, the Daily Beast ,the Royal Academy Magazine, Marie Claire and the Spectator.

Lisa presented and wrote the BBC3 documentary "Vampires, Why They Bite" in February 2010" (watch it here).

She wrote for and appeared in the recent Brook Lapping documentary “Louis XIV and Versailles” and the Channel 4 programme “Mistresses”.

Lisa has written introductions for the Virago editions of “Live Alone and Like It” and Daphne du Maurier’s “Mary Anne”, which also appears in the “Daphne du Maurier Companion”.