Mary Chamberlain is the author of many books on women’s history and Caribbean history. She is also Emeritus Professor of Caribbean History at Oxford Brookes University. She now lives in London with her husband, the political theorist, Stein Ringen.
Her book, Fenwomen, was the first to be published by Virago Press in 1975. She has lived and worked in England and the Caribbean, and is a graduate of the acclaimed Creative Writing MA at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Her literary-historical novel, The Dressmaker of Dachau, was published in Spring 2015 by HarperCollins UK and Random House US. Rights to this novel sold in eighteen territories around the world and it was a bestseller in both France and Italy.
Her second novel, The Hidden, was published by Oneworld in February 2019.
Mary Chamberlain is represented by Juliet Mushens at Caskie Mushens Ltd.