Born in Sydney, Australia, Cheryl has lived in Sydney, Singapore, London and the south of France.
She is an award-winning writer, filmmaker and editor, who has worked at the BBC, run a theatre company and has established a unique indie publishing house in London with prestigious authors from around the world.
She initiated the Virginia Prize for Fiction to promote women novelists and is engaged in a project to bring a life sized statue of Virginia Woolf to Richmond upon Thames, where the author lived and worked for 10 years.
Cheryl has two grown up daughters and is working on a documentary about contemporary music. Her previous documentary film won 4 awards at film festivals in the USA and has now been sold to BBC 4.