Kate Ling was born and brought up in London. She has an MA in Creative Writing, completed a Jerwood/Arvon Writing Apprenticeship and has had various novel extracts and short stories published. She is a contributing author on two of Dorling Kindersley´s top selling titles, as well as writing magazine articles and web content.
Over the last ten years she has worked in school libraries on three continents, as a librarian and reading programme coordinator for young people.
Kate lives in Spain with her husband and two daughters,and loves eating seafood on the beach and running while listening to podcasts about science.