Hanna Desmet studied Teacher Training in Dutch and English at Odisee Hogeschool Brussels and also obtained a master's degree in Audiovisual Arts - Writing at Royal Institute for Theatre Cinema & Sound (RITCS) in Brussels.
Her work has appeared in De Optimist, Deus Ex Machina and at the Nieuwe Toneelbibliotheek and she regularly reads from it on various poetry stages. She also contributes to theater performances and is a Test Pilot for Circusmagazine. She is coordinator of "TXTURE", the writing workshop for young people in Brussels. From October 2020, she will present "De Sprekende Ezels" in Ghent.