Susie Harries is a writer specialising in culture, history and the arts. Born in 1951 in London, where she now lives with her husband Meirion and their two sons, she read classics and classical philosophy at Newnham College, Cambridge, and St Anne's College, Oxford.

She has co-authored seven books with her husband, including major works on twentieth-century arts: The Academy of St Martin in the Fields (1981), The War Artists (1983) and A Pilgrim Soul: A Life of Elisabeth Lutyens (1989). She has also written for the Independent and reviewed books on the arts for the Times Literary Supplement.

Her most recent book, Nikolaus Pevsner: The Life, was awarded the 2011 Wolfson History Prize.