Joanna Rees

Novelist. Joanna also writes under the pen name Jenna Ellis.

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Joanna Rees, aka Josie Lloyd and Jo Rees, is a bestselling writer of twelve novels, including rom-coms, blockbusters and big- hearted adventures such as Come Together, Platinum and A Twist of Fate. With nearly twenty years of writing experience, Joanna regularly teaches creative writing in schools and libraries and runs a successful novel-editing business noveleditors. com. She also records regularly for Radio Gorgeous. 

Based in Brighton, Joanna is married to the author Emlyn Rees with whom she has three daughters. They have co-written seven novels, including the Sunday Times number one bestseller Come Together, which was translated into twenty-seven languages and made into a film. They have written three bestselling parodies of their favourite children’s books, including We’re Going On A Bar Hunt and The Teenager Who Came To Tea as well as a light-hearted activity book encouraging people to stop being addicted to their technology called Switch It Off. 

Joanna is always delighted to hear from readers, so please visit her website She’s also on twitter @ joannareesbooks 


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