Liz Jensen – Autumn tutorials

Coming up – Your Autumn tutorials

Liz Jensen

LIZ JENSEN was born in Oxfordshire, and read English at Somerville College, Oxford. She worked first as a journalist in Hongkong and Taiwan, then a TV and radio producer for the BBC in the UK, then a sculptor and freelance journalist.

Her work has been short-listed for the Guardian Fiction award, nominated three times for the Orange Prize, developed for film, and translated into more than 20 languages. Liz Jensen is currently working on her eighth novel, a ghost story. She divides her time between London and Copenhagen.

She is Writer-in-Residence at Kingston University.

Jensen is becoming one of our best writers, sometimes surreal, sometimes down to earth, always with a great and embracing human sympathy’  – Fay Weldon

Our most brilliant woman novelist’ – Rod Liddle

‘Liz Jensen is a true original, beholden to nobody’ –
Deborah Moggach


Fiction –

Egg Dancing (1995)

Ark Baby (1998)

The Paper Eater (2000)

War Crimes for the Home (2002)

The Ninth Life of Louis Drax (2004)

My Dirty Book of Stolen Time (2006)

The Rapture ( 2009)

Irvine Welsh reviews The Rapture for the Guardian:


Tuesday 25 October
1 – 1:30 – Mike Loveday
1:30 – 2 – Lauren Forry
2 – 2:30 – Steve Timberman
2:30 – 3 – Serina Gothard

Tuesday 22 November
1-1:30 Sarah Veeder
1:30 – 2 – Ying Trangkasombut
2 – 2:30 – Richard Mallender
2:30 – 3 – Gideon Roberton

Thursday 24 November
12 – 12:30 – Alexandra K Little
12:30 – 1 – Stuart Bird

All tutorials will take place in the Picton Room. Work must be emailed a week in advance or as agreed with Liz.


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