Kate Hanson is a Librarian and a Bar Tender. She grew up in the Northeast of England then went to the University of Edinburgh where she met her American husband Will. After graduating with useless degrees in English Literature and Philosophy, they moved back to his home state of North Carolina in 2010. They are part owners of a pizza restaurant and a craft brewery which specializes in English style craft beers. They live in Raleigh with their cat, Speakers.