Jane Rogers

Jane is an award-winning novelist, short story writer and radio dramatist. Her story collection Hitting Trees with Sticks was shortlisted for the 2013 Edgehill Award and the title story was a BBC National Short story award finalist. She is author of nine novels, including The Testament of Jessie Lamb, MAN Booker–longlisted and winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award 2012. She has written original drama for Radio 4, and adapted numerous novels for the Classic Serial slot, most recently R.L.Stevenson's South Sea Tales starring David Tennant. Jane is passionate about teaching writing, and has worked as a tutor for Gold Dust, Arvon, MsLexia, and universities including Warwick, Manchester Met, Adelaide, the Sorbonne, and Sheffield Hallam where she is Emerita Professor of Writing. Her latest novel, Conrad and Eleanor, has just been released in paperback. Her next novel, Body Tourists, will be published by Hodder in 2019.