Lisa Jewell

Lisa Jewell

Profile

Lisa Jewell was born in 1968 in Middlesex Hospital in London's West End and was brought up in North London. At primary school in Oakleigh Park, she was found to be gifted only in creative writing and was once accused of cheating by a teacher who didn't believe that a poem she'd read in class could possibly have been written by her.

Despite such early indicators, she decided to eschew writing and instead study art and design at Barnet College. After a brief and largely unsuccessful stint in fashion, she at last found her calling after enrolling in a creative writing course at her local Adult Education College. She has since written nine bestselling novels. After the Party published in 2010 was the long-awaited sequel to Ralph’s PartyBefore I Met You was published by Random House in 2012.

Lisa lives in London with her husband and their two daughters.

Current Publishers
English
UK
Random House
English
US
Simon & Schuster
Finnish
World
Otava Publishing Company
French
World
Presses De La Cite
German
World
Blanvalet Verlag
Norwegian
World
Cappelen Damm
Polish
World
Wydawnictwo Zysk i S-ka
Portuguese
Brazil
Novo Conceito
Slovene
World
Ucila International
Swedish
World
Printz Publishing