Jane Rogers

Jane Rogers has written eight novels including Her Living Image (Somerset Maugham Award), Mr Wroe’s Virgins (Guardian Fiction Prize runner-up), Promised Lands (Writers Guild Best Novel Award), Island (Orange long-listed), and The Voyage Home.

She has written drama for radio and TV, including an award-winning adaptation of Mr Wroe’s Virgins for BBC2. Her radio work includes original drama and Classic Serial adaptations. She has taught writing at the University of Adelaide, Paris Sorbonne IV, and has worked on a fascinating radio project in Eastern Uganda. Rodgers is Professor of Writing at Sheffield Hallam University, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.