Kate Hodges graduated from the University of Westminster with a BA in Print Journalism. She has over 20 years writing experience on magazines, having been a staffer on publications including The Face, Bizarre, Just Seventeen, Smash Hits and Sky, and written for many more, including The Guardian, The Sunday Express, Kerrang! and NME. She has also worked for Rapido TV, makers of cult show Eurotrash, luxury brand marketing¬†company Noir Luxe, and P For Production films. Since June 2012, she’s edited, researched and written the weekly Hopscotch newsletter, a guide for families to the best cheap, fun things happening in London. She writes part-time for The Green Parent magazine. Her first ‘proper’ book, Little London, a guide to free and cheap, family-friendly things to do in the capital, was published in 2014. Her new book, London in an Hour, came out in 2016, and her third, Rural London, in 2016. Her next book, I Know A Woman will be published by Quarto in February 2018.

She lives in St Leonards-on-Sea with her two children. In her spare time, she plays in bands Ye Nuns and The Hare and Hoofe.

Kate’s agent is Juliet Pickering at Blake Friedmann.