Zoe attended schools in southwest London before going on to St Peter’s College, Oxford, to study English. She has 13 GCSEs with seven of these subjects at A* level, five AS levels in English, History, French, Classical Civilisation and Philosophy, and four A-Levels (of the same subjects minus Philosophy) all at the highest grade.
For the past four years she has worked as a tutor alongside jobs in journalism, most recently as a subeditor at the Financial Times. She is now a literary agent and freelance writer for a variety of print and online media.
The subjects she teaches include English, French, History, Classics, Religious Studies, Latin, essay structure and writing, common entrance exams, interview technique and Oxbridge applications.