Lily Dunn is an author and mentor. Her latest book is
Sins of My Father: A Daughter, A Cult, A Wild Unravelling
(Weidenfeld & Nicolson, March 2022), a literary memoir about her enduring love for a delinquent father, described by Marina Benjamin as 'a necessary, brilliantly brave book.' Her personal essays have appeared in Granta, Hinterland, Litro and The Real Story in the UK and she is a regular writer for the international Aeon magazine. Her first novel, Shadowing the Sun was published by Portobello Books, and the Big Issue described it as ‘a vivid and meaningful portrait of innocence destroyed’. She is co-editor of
A Wild and Precious Life: A Recovery Anthology
: a collection of stories and poetry from writers in recovery from addiction and mental illness (Unbound, May 2021). Lily teaches narrative nonfiction at Bath Spa University and co-runs London Lit Lab with friend and author Zoe Gilbert.