Jane Rogers
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Welcome to the website for Jane Rogers, novelist and scriptwriter

Jane Rogers has published eight novels, written original television and radio drama, and adapted work (her own and others') for radio and TV. Her novels include Mr Wroe's Virgins, Island, and The Voyage Home. She also writes short stories and was shortlisted in the BBC National Short Story Competition 2009. Writing awards include the Somerset Maugham Award, Writers' Guild Best Fiction Book, BAFTA nomination best drama serial, Guardian Fiction Prize runner up and Arts Council Award. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

Work as an editor includes anthologies of new writing, and a reference guide to fiction. She has taught writing to a wide range of students, and is Professor of Writing on the MA course at Sheffield Hallam University, and a mentor for Gold Dust.

Jane lives in Banbury and is currently working on a new novel and an adaptation of Dodie Smith’s I CAPTURE THE CASTLE


Clarke Award, 2012 see here

THE TESTAMENT OF JESSIE LAMB was on the longlist of 13 for the 2011 ManBooker prize, see: here

Jane Rogers
Photograph by Jerry Bauer