Annabel Chown was born in London and read Architecture at Cambridge University. She worked as an architect for leading London practices and taught architectural design at Kingston University, then at thirty-one she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She started making notes while going through treatment and discovered a passion for writing.
Hidden, her memoir about having cancer while young and single, emerged from this. It will be published by Blue Door Press in spring 2020. Her writing about breast cancer has been published in The Daily Telegraph and Red magazine. Annabel is also a yoga teacher. She loves cities, particularly London, and food. You can read her blog posts here, and also find her on Instagram.