Kate Kingsley grew up in New York and London. Her first job was at GQ magazine, where she performed glamorous tasks like opening mail, answering her boss's phone and tagging along to restaurant reviews with the food critic. Eventually she graduated to writing and editing, and got to interview people like James McAvoy and designer Paul Smith.
Kate is the author of the five YOUNG, LOADED AND FABULOUS books, chronicling the friendships, feuds and love triangles of catty teens at boarding school. UNDER THE MISTLETOE is her most recent book and her first ever novella. Kate also works with the charity First Story, where she runs creative writing workshops with talented teens in challenging London schools. Follow Kate on Twitter: @KateKingsley