Sam Baker

About Sam

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

Sam is a journalist, broadcaster and editor. She is the author of five novels. Her first work of non-fiction, The Shift: how I (lost and) found myself after 40 – and you can too will be published by Coronet September 10, 2020. She lives in Edinburgh.