Hannah Persaud


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Hannah was born in Yorkshire but spent her teenage years growing up in Nepal and India. A BA Hons degree in English and Publishing from Oxford Brookes University led logically to a career in charity fundraising! Hannah has organised events in 10 Downing Street and the Foreign Office and has drafted speeches for Cherie Booth, Robin Cook and Jon Snow.

In the past eighteen months Hannah has won the Fresher Writing Prize, was awarded Runner Up in Inktears Short Story Contest, was shortlisted with two stories for the Brighton Prize, longlisted for the Royal Academy Pindrop Award and has placed in numerous other writing competitions, including both the Fish Short Story Prize and the Fish Poetry Prize. Hannah is currently working on her first novel.