Jane Bailey is the author of six novels and a book of comic verse. Her first novel was shortlisted for the Dillons Prize. Her latest novel, 'What Was Rescued' has been shortlisted for the RONA awards, and her her sixth novel, 'Lark Song', will be published in June 2018.
Jane is a writer-in-residence for Cheltenham Festivals' First Story, which promotes creative writing in schools serving low-income communities. She has tutored on Arvon Creative Writing Courses, and this year will be writer-in-residence for Beyond Words, which takes creative writing to young people in Gloucestershire Hospitals.
At the Stroud Book Festival she chaired Ian McEwan and interviewed him about his latest book 'Nutshell'.
Jane lives in Gloucestershire.