‘Hamand has an acutely tuned ear for the innermost needs and yearnings of the human heart’ The Morning Star
Maggie Hamand is a novelist, journalist, and non-fiction author. She was the winner of the first World One-Day Novel cup and her novel, The Resurrection of the Body, has been optioned for film and television. Maggie followed a degree in Biochemistry and a Master’s in Theology with a PhD in Creative Writing, and lectures at the University of Hull. Maggie has also taught at Morley College, Holloway Prison, and London University of the Arts. She pioneered creative writing teaching in London through The Complete Creative Writing Course at The Groucho Club, and is the author of the best-selling Creative Writing for Dummies and Creative Writing Exercises for Dummies. As a publisher, Maggie founded and ran the acclaimed independent The Maia Press. Maggie’s home is in Hackney, London, while Normandy provides a writing retreat.
‘As a novelist, the writer Maggie Hamand is virtually unclassifiable, tearing genre tropes apart and reassembling them in inventive new formats.’ Barry Forshaw, Crime Time