Welcome to Sam Baker’s website

Sam Baker grew up in Hampshire and after a degree in politics at Birmingham University became a journalist. She has edited some of the UK’s biggest magazines, including Just Seventeen, Company, Cosmopolitan and Red. In 2015 she co-founded The Pool with Lauren Laverne.

She is a writer, broadcaster, and event host.

Sam is married to the novelist Jon Courtenay Grimwood and lives in Edinburgh.

Read more about Sam’s latest novel, The Woman
Who Ran

Sam Baker The Woman Who Ran