Kate Hodges graduated from the University of Westminster with a BA in Print Journalism. She has over 20 years' writing experience on magazines, having been a staffer on publications including The Face, Bizarre, Just Seventeen, Smash Hits, The Green Parent and Sky, and written for many more, including the Guardian, Kerrang! and NME. She has also worked for Rapido TV, makers of cult show Eurotrash, and P For Production films. Since June 2012, she's edited, researched and written the weekly Hopscotch newsletter, a guide for families to the best cheap, fun things happening in London.
She has twins, Arthur and Dusty, and lives in St Leonards-on-Sea. In her spare time, she plays in bands including Ye Nuns, and The Hare and Hoofe.