Margaret Storm Jameson was a prolific English writer of novels and criticism. Born in Whitby, Yorkshire, she studied at the University of Leeds before moving to London, where she earned an MA from King’s College in 1914. She then went on to teach before becoming a full-time writer. She married Guy Chapman, also a writer, but continued to publish under Storm Jameson. She was president of the International PEN Association from 1939, and active in helping refugee writers.