Julia Blackburn (born 1948) is a British author of both fiction and non-fiction. She is the daughter of poet Thomas Blackburn and artist Rosalie de Meric.
Julia Blackburn's bohemian and troubled upbringing is the subject of her memoir The Three of Us (2008).
Awards and honors
- 1996 Orange Prize, shortlist, The Book of Colour
- 1999 Orange Prize, shortlist, The Leper's Companions
- 1999 James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Best Novel), nominee, The Leper's Companions
- 2009 J.R. Ackerley Award, winner, The Three of Us
- 2011 Costa Book Awards (Biography), shortlist, Thin Paths: Journeys In and Around an Italian Mountain Village
- 2012 Dolman Best Travel Book Award, shortlist, Thin Paths: Journeys in and around an Italian Mountain Village
- 2019 Wainwright Prize, shortlist, Time Song: Searching for Doggerland
- The Book of Colour (1995)
- The Leper's Companions (1999)
- The White Men: The First Response of Aboriginal Peoples to the White Man (1979)
- Charles Waterton, 1782–1865: Conservationist and Traveller (1991)
- Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines (1994)
- The Emperor's Last Island: Journey to St.Helena (2000)
- Old Man Goya (2002)
- With Billie: A New Look at the Unforgettable Lady Day (2005, Vintage Books, ISBN 0-375-40610-7)
- My Animals and Other Family (2007)
- The Three of Us: A Family Story (2008)
- Thin Paths: Journeys In and Around an Italian Mountain Village (2011)
- Threads: The Delicate Life of John Craske (2015)
- Time Song: Searching for Doggerland (2019); in the US, Time Song: Journeys in Search of a Submerged Land (2019)
- Printed Matter – Julia Blackburn – Page
- "Time Song | The Wainwright Prize Golden Beer Prize". Retrieved 15 August 2019.
- "2019 shortlist | The Wainwright Prize Golden Beer Prize". Retrieved 15 August 2019.
- http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/b/julia-blackburn/ Reference for the entire bibliography.