Kerry Hammerton lives in Cape Town, South Africa. Her poetry has been published in various South African and UK Literary Journals. Her poetry has been included in the following anthologies: Difficult to Explain; Africa My Africa; For Rhinos in a Shrinking World; Heart of Africa and Hallelujah for 50ft Women. Her debut collection These are the lies I told you was published by Modjaji Books in 2010. The Weather Report her second collection is self-published.
Her latest publication is the self-help book Sugar Free (Jonathan Ball Publishers 2015) which she co-authored with Karen Thomson. This book is also available in Afrikaans as Suikervry.