Rhiannon Lassiter is an author of science fiction, fantasy, contemporary, 'realist magicism', psychological horror and thriller novels for juniors, teenagers and young adults.
She was born in 1977 and is the eldest daughter of award-winning children's author Mary Hoffman.
Rhiannon's first novel, Hex, was accepted for publication when she was nineteen years old. She completed the book and a sequel while at university reading English Literature at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
Her favourite authors include Ursula LeGuin, Margaret Mahy and Octavia Butler. Her own novels explore themes of identity, change and becoming.
Rhiannon lives and works in Oxford, United Kingdom. Her ambition is to be the first writer-in-residence on the Moon.