Joyce Efia Harmer


Joyce Efia Harmer was born in Lambeth to Ghanaian parents.

She has a BA in English Language and Literature at King’s College, London and now teaches English. In 2016 Joyce was selected as one of six writers to take part in the Megaphone writer’s scheme to support diverse voices in Children’s Literature, and in 2017 she was also a finalist in Penguin’s WriteNow scheme. Joyce lives in London with her husband and two sons. Her debut novel will be published in 2023.