Kate Hamer

Kate grew up in Pembrokeshire and after studying Art worked in television for over ten years, mainly on documentaries. She studied for an MA in Creative Writing at Aberystwyth University, where she won a prize for the best beginning of a novel – the work that became The Girl in the Red Coat. She joined the second Curtis Brown Creative programme, and is now represented by Alice Lutyens at Curtis Brown.  The Girl in the Red Coat is to be published by Faber & Faber in Spring 2015, and in five other territories including Germany and Holland.

Kate also won the Rhys Davies short story prize in 2011 and the story One Summer was broadcast on Radio 4. She has two children and lives in Cardiff with her husband.

Follow Kate on twitter, she’s @kate_hamer.

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