Anne Sebba, born in London, is a journalist, biographer, and lecturer. She read History at King’s College London and her first job was at the BBC World Services in the Arabic Department.
She has written critically- acclaimed nonfiction books, mostly about iconic women who enjoyed using power and influence in different ways such as Enid Bagnold, Mother Teresa, Laura Ashley, and Jennie Churchill. She has also written short stories and introductions to reprints of novels. She
makes regular television appearances, has presented radio documentaries about women, is an official lecturer for the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (Nadfas) and regularly gives talks on cruises, to corporations, clubs and institutions including The English Speaking Union, The British Library, The Royal Oak Foundation, National Trust and Women’s Institutes. She is a former Chair of Britain’s Society of Authors, now serves on the SOA Council, and is former President of ArtsRichmond.