M. R. Thomas is a mother who works as a teaching assistant and communication support worker for people with learning disabilities and D/deaf people.

An award-winning screenplay writer, playwright and published short story writer, she is one of 50 screenplay writers selected as winners of Create50’s The Impact, a feature film that will be comprised of short films written as a response to the same premise: A civilisation-destroying meteor, heading towards Earth, is discovered by NASA. With only two hours left for humankind, what would happen? Filming of the short screenplays is currently underway.

When not writing, she likes to bake, tap dance, Jive and Lindy Hop.