Angela Dove was born and raised in Yorkshire and graduated in Theatre Design from Wimbledon School of Art and subsequently in Acting from Central School of Speech and Drama. After a sixteen - year career in the theatre and with the BBC, she now teaches at City University, London, where she is a Learning Fellow.
Her writing career began as a poet. She has been published in, amongst others, Poetry Review, Magma, Poetry London, and highly commended twice for The Bridport Prize. She founded and ran a nine-year sustained series of poetry events: Cats Night Out, promoting established and emerging women poets, at the Poetry Society and Voice Box, South Bank
Angela began developing ideas for For One Night Only during the Certificate in Novel Writing course at City University. It is her first novel.