About Jane

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Jane has lived in China since 1985. She grew up in the UK and studied at a specialist music school in Manchester, and Cambridge University. Musical performance has been a constant theme of her life but she has also worked in academia, journalism, business and English teaching.

In 1981, Jane wrote 'Bathroom Parley' which was short-listed by Faber and Faber for a compilation of novellas by young writers.

In 2006, she published two educational text books for Pearson Education Asia: 'Primary Longman Express Mock Papers for the Territory-wide System Assessment for Primary 3 and Primary 6'.

In 2011, she published the children's story 'Lantau Life' and 'Houng's. Both are available for sale on Amazon.

Her YA Chinese vampire novel 'Bloodswell' was published by QX Publishing, an imprint of Commercial Press Hong Kong, in 2012.

Jane has also published two children's chapter books, children's dramas, a radio play, poems and short stories.

In July 2014,Jane graduated with an MFA (Writing for Children and Young Adults) from Vermont College of Fine Arts, US. She writes reviews for the Asian Review of Books. She is also a member of the US organisation SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators), WIPS (Women in Publishing Society) and two critique groups.




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Lantau Life

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Bloodswell - available now

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