Sam Baker

Sam Baker grew up in Hampshire and after a degree in politics at Birmingham University became a journalist. She has edited some of the UK’s biggest magazines, including Just Seventeen, Cosmopolitan and Red.

In 2015 she co-founded The Pool ( the online platform that makes inspiring and original content for busy women. Earlier this year, it was named best Lifestyle & News site by The Drum. She is the author of five novels. Her most recent, The Woman Who Ran, is published by Harpercollins.

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