Maggie Alderson

Novelist and journalist
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  • @alexdry33 I have and they do, but I'm so THINGY I can't really get it anywhere but my own kitchen in my own mug. Tragic, really.

    @candidalacey Hurrah! We're back to howling winds and lashing rain... My feet are protesting against shoes. See you soon xxx

    Of course everyone says 'Italy? But you must drink coffee!' Have you tried a latte made with UHT recently? gag.


Maggie was born in London, brought up in Staffordshire and educated at the University of St Andrews.

She has edited four magazines: British ELLE and ES in London, then Cleo (acting editor) and Mode in Sydney, Australia. She also worked on the Evening Standard and the Sydney Morning Herald. Her column in Good Weekend magazine has been running for over ten years and has been collected into three books.

Maggie is the author of five novels and currently lives in Hastings Old Town on the south coast of England, with her husband and six-year old daughter.