Angela left us in 1998 and after graduating with a degree in English & European Studies she worked in the fashion industry as an agent producing photoshoots for magazines, advertising campaigns and catwalk shows etc. In the last few years she decided to focus full time on writing and wrote a column for the Daily Mail online for 3 years. Angela also writes a column in The Wharf (a Canary Wharf based publication). She has just had her first book published, Confessions of a Fashionista (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Confessions-Fashionista-Anonymous/dp/075354119X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1350666847&sr=8-1), which is a humorous memoir of her time spent working in the fashion industry. Angela has also had pieces published in the Indy, the Daily Mail and on The Vagenda, etc and recently appeared on Woman’s Hour talking about being a feminist and working in the fashion industry. She describes herself as a writer rather than as a journalist. Angela is currently working on her next book – which is a teen novel.
Angela read English and European Literature at the University of Essex and Advances in Scriptwriting at RADA.
Initially she worked in the fashion industry, but also continued to pursue her love of books and writing. She’s penned both regional and national columns and her journalist contributions include: The Independent magazine, The Daily Mail , Cosmopolitan, and Writing Magazine. Her memoirs, Confessions of a Fashionista (ebury) is an Amazon Fashion Chart bestseller. Now magazine described her as a ‘glitzy outsider’.
The short drama film, Drift, based on her screenplay, is due for release in 2015. Her first novel, The Hashtag Murders (Maze, HarperCollins), is due to be published later this year.
Currently (June 8-13 2015) showing at the Hope Theatre in London is The Legacy, her debit play. It is a cynically funny play that explores gender, affluence and shouting back. it is set in Harpenden,
See her work at www.angelaclarke.co.uk
Updated June 10 2015