Kiran Millwood Hargrave was born in London in 1990 and studied at both Cambridge and Oxford University. She is an award-winning poet, with three collections published (the first at the age of 20), and has completed residencies in Banff, Tokyo and Whitstable.
Her debut children’s novel The Girl of Ink & Stars was one of the bestselling children’s debuts of 2016, and won both the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the British Book Awards’ Children’s Book of the Year. Her new novel, The Island at the End of Everything, is out now.
She currently lives in Oxford.