Rebecca King

Children's Author

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Assistant: Molly Jamieson


Rebecca King was born in County Durham in 1986 and studied English literature at the University of Edinburgh. She has been employed variously as a bookseller, theatre usher, box office clerk, and even as a clerical assistant in a council's streetlighting department. Now, aside from writing she works in arts marketing. She currently lives in Darlington but dreams of living by the English seaside, or in London, New York or Paris, possibly in another, earlierĀ decade although she hasn't yet decided which one it would be.