Tess Berry-Hart is an author and playwright living in London. Her futuristic Genopolis novels for young adults are published by Scholastic Books. She trained as a playwright on The Royal Court Theatre Young Writers' Programme and was the British representative at the Young European Playwrights Festival with her first play, Legoland. She was formerly the writer in residence at the Blue Elephant Theatre in London where her play Waking Up Suddenly was performed. Her verbatim theater piece Someone To Blame, about a real-life murder case and miscarriage of justice was produced at the King's Head Theatre in London in 2012.