Hannah Kohler

Hannah Kohler

Hannah Kohler is the Eccles British Library Writer in Residence, where she is researching her second novel, Catspaw, set in the California Gold Rush of 1849. Her first novel, The Outside Lands, is set in 1960s California and Vietnam, and is out in paperback now.


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Dispatches from the Past

Hannah Kohler is furtling around in the British Library archives, unearthing some weird and wonderful stuff that sheds light on issues women are still dealing with today. This month, Victorian con women, or why you should never underestimate a lady.
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Dispatches from the Past

Hannah Kohler is furtling around in the British Library archives, unearthing some weird and wonderful stuff that sheds light on issues women are still dealing with today. This month, how our passion for the breastfeeding selfie reveals our inner Victorian.
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The vanished women of the Vietnam War

Researching the Vietnam War for her novel The Outside Lands, Hannah Kohler noticed the women were missing. She decided to put them back in focus.