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Jane Rogers has published nine novels and a collection of stories, written original TV and radio drama, and adapted work for radio and TV. Awards include the Arthur C Clarke Award 2012 and ManBooker longlisting for The Testament of Jessie Lamb; Edge Hill Prize shortlist 2013 for Hitting Trees with Sticks; BAFTA nomination for Mr Wroe’s Virgins; Impac and Orange longlisting; Writers’ Guild Best Fiction Book; Samuel Beckett Award; Somerset Maugham Award, and more. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
Her new novel, Conrad and Eleanor was published in June 2016 by Atlantic Books in the UK and by HarperCollins in the USA.
She has taught writing to a wide range of students and held fellowships for the Royal Literary Fund (Warwick), at Paris Sorbonne IV, at Cambridge (Judith E Wilson), Hawthornden, and the University of Adelaide. She currently mentors for Gold Dust and will be running a Short Story course for Faber Academy in autumn 2016. She is currently adapting R L Stevenson for radio.
Her observation of our species is tender, precise, illuminating. - Hilary Mantel