About Tamasin Berry-Hart
Tamasin E. Berry-Hart
Tamasin E. Berry-Hart was born in Warwickshire, England, and writes for adults, young adults and children. Her novels and plays deal with themes such as the future, science fiction, emotions, genetic engineering, environmental issues, sexuality, mental illness and existentialism.
Berry-Hart (born Tamasin Elizabeth Berry-Hart) is the daughter of painter and sculptor David Berry-Hart. Her grandmother, Alice Berry-Hart, was a journalist and author of children’s books. Berry-Hart attended Weddington Primary and Weddington Secondary Schools, and from age 11 to 18, she studied at Howell’s School, Denbigh. In 1993 she spent a year travelling and working in Turkey and Pakistan's North West Frontier as a teacher of English. In 1997 she graduated with a first-class degree in law from King's College London.
In 1999 she studied at the Royal Court Theatre Young Writers’ Programme under the tutorship of Hanif Kureishi and Simon Stephens. In 2000 she was selected to be the Royal Court young writing representative at the Interplay Young European Playwrights Festival with her first play Legoland. In 2001 her short play Jack was performed as part of the Royal Court’s Under The Skin festival. From 2003–2005 she was the writer in residence at the Blue Elephant Theatre, London, where her play Waking Up Suddenly was performed. In 2007 her first novel, Escape from Genopolis, was published. This was followed by her sequel, Fearless, in 2009.
References ^ http://www.scholastic.co.uk/zone/authors_t-berry-hart_biog.htm Persondata Name Berry-Hart, Tamasin Alternative names Short description English writer Date of birth Place of birth Warwickshire, England Date of death Place of death