Rosemary Carr was born in Leicester and studied economics and politics at Loughborough University, and later art history and creative writing at The Open University. She is currently studying an MA in creative writing and works as a freelance fiction editor. She has had short stories and poems published, including a series of poems inspired by the novel ‘Meriel’s Guide to Unpredictable Seals’ in the literary poetry magazine ‘Message in a Bottle’.
Growing up, she lived in a world of Moomins and Paddington Bear. These days, she reads Penelope Lively, Maggie O’Farrell and Salley Vickers. She is currently reading ‘Toast’ by Nigel Slater.
She lives in north-west London with her husband and family.