About Rebecca

Rebecca Starford is the author of Bad Behaviour, a memoir about boarding school and bullying. The book has been optioned for television by Matchbox Pictures.

Rebecca’s first novel, The Imitator, will be published in February 2021 with Allen & Unwin, and in the US in June 2021 with Ecco (an imprint of HarperCollins) under the title An Unlikely Spy.

She is also the co-founder and publishing director of Kill Your Darlings, and has previously worked for Text Publishing and Affirm Press. She is a freelance editor and creative writing teacher.

Originally from Melbourne, Rebecca currently lives in Brisbane, Australia, with her partner, son and many pets.