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Rowan Coleman

Rowan Coleman grew up in Hertfordshire longing to be a writer despite battling with dyslexia. After graduating from university she worked in bookselling and publishing for seven years before winning Company Magazine Young Writer of the Year in 2001. Her first novel 'Growing Up Twice' was published in 2002.

Rowan has gone on to write twelve novels for adults including the international bestsellers 'The Accidental Mother, The Baby Group' and 'The Accidental Wife' and eight novels for children and teens, including the paranormal adventure novels Nearly Departed and Immortal Remains under the name Rook Hastings. Her books are published around the world in several different languages. She now lives in Hertfordshire with her husband, and four children and is working on her next novel. Rowan Coleman is course director on Get It Written.

Upcoming courses with Rowan Coleman

Past courses
Rowan Coleman
with Rowan Coleman in London
This three-month course is designed for new and apprentice fiction writers seeking inspiration and guidance. Playful, serious and fun, it proposes to query what writing is and why we do it. The course's aim is to encourage a writerly atmosphere and cultivate engagement with ideas and words....

Whether it's three days or nine months, a creative writing course is a big commitment—come and find out what the Faber Academy is all about.

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