Lucy Hawking

English journalist and novelist

Catherine Lucy Hawking[1] (born 2 November 1969)[2] is an English journalist, novelist, educator, and philanthropist. She is the daughter of the late theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and writer Jane Wilde Hawking. She lives in London,[3] and is best known as a children's novelist and science educator.

Lucy Hawking
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Hawking in 2008
Born (1969-11-02) 2 November 1969 (age 51)
Alma materUniversity of Oxford
Alex Smith
(m. 1998; div. 2004)


  1. "Catherine Lucy Hawking, Author from Leeds".
  2. Larsen, Kristine (2005). Stephen Hawking: A Biography. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. xv. ISBN 0-313-32392-5. Retrieved 9 June 2008. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |month= (help)
  3. "Lucy Hawking". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27.