Rebekah Palmer is a writer of fiction and an editor. Her first novel, The Thirteenth Life of Frank Finnigan, was published by Penguin Books in August 2001. She was awarded New Zealand’s Todd New Writers Bursary at the end of 2001 and used that to write her second novel, Rhythm (2004). In 2006, Rebekah completed a Master of Arts in scriptwriting at Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters, gaining a Distinction.
Her first children's picture book, Champ the Chopper was illustrated by the award-winning Weta Workshop and published in 2007. She lives in Wellington with her partner and two children.