Ana Sampson grew up in Kent. She studied English Literature at the University of Sheffield and gained a BA and MA before starting a career in publishing PR. Ana has contributed articles to various publications including Writers' Market UK, The Book Club Bible and The Bookseller. She has appeared on television and radio discussing books, book clubs, teenage diaries and poetry. She has compiled several collections of poetry for Michael O'Mara Books including I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud, Tyger Tyger Burning Bright, Poems to Learn by Heart and Green and Pleasant Land.