Penny Hancock is the author of novels Tideline, The Darkening Hour, and A Trick of the Mind. She has also written widely on family and relationships for mainstream media including the Guardian, the Times, the Independent, and Psychologies magazine and has published several short stories.
Penny Hancock’s new book I Thought I Knew You, was published in March 2019. It is the story of the repercussions on two families of a shocking allegation, the novel asks whether we really know the people we love the most.
A qualified teacher, Penny has taught from early primary to post graduate, and has recently been the Royal Literary Fellow at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. Penny is passionate about encouraging and teaching new writers.