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Lynsey Hanley

Lynsey Hanley

Writer and journalist

Lynsey Hanley writes regularly for the Guardian and Financial Times, and has also written for the New Statesman, Prospect, the Daily Telegraph, and Sunday Times. Her first book was the critically acclaimed Estates: an Intimate History, a personal and social history of council housing in the UK. In 2010 she wrote and presented a three-part essay series on class and social mobility for BBC Radio 4, titled Wall in the Mind. She is a visiting research fellow at the Research Centre for Literature and Cultural History at Liverpool John Moores University, and an Honorary Researcher in Sociology at Lancaster University.

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