Rebecca Hubbard’s family roots are Welsh and English. She grew up on the Kent coast and now lives in a small Hertfordshire village. She has worked as a freelance feature writer for the nationals, contributing regularly to The Guardian, Sunday Times, Sunday Times Magazine and other titles including Country Living and Kent Life. Her articles spanned food culture, education, travel, craft, reviews and profiles. Her poetry appears in magazines including Acumen, Smiths Knoll, Poetry Nottingham, Weyfarers, Pennine Platform and Writing Women. Rebecca worked as administrator for the poetry performance organisation Apples & Snakes and for the Blue Nose Poets. She has an MA with distinction in Creative & Professional Writing from Brunel University.
Rebecca currently combines being head gardener at a Camphill Community for adults with special needs with teaching creative writing. She is inspired by words, images, gardens and landscape, studying both art history and creative writing at university. She worked for several years as a freelance feature writer. Rebecca practises a silent meditation of the heart and sits with the Quakers.