After studying politics at Birmingham University, Sam Baker went on to work as a writer and editor for numerous British women's magazines, including New Woman, Chat, and Take a Break. After editing Company for five years she left and wrote her first novel, Fashion Victim. Now editor in chief of Red, Sam is a regular broadcaster on young women's issues. After spending the past five years on the biannual merry-go-round that is the seasonal ready-to-wear shows, she confesses she still hasn't learned how to kick that "fashion feeling."
Sam lives between Winchester, Hampshire and central London with her partner, the award-winning novelist Jon Courtenay Grimwood.