About Jane Rogers (Biography excerpt from British Literature Council)
Jane Rogers is editor of Oxford University Press's Good Fiction Guide, published in 2001. She also writes for television and radio. Her work for television includes Dawn and the Candidate (1989) for Channel 4, winner of a Samuel Beckett Television Award; and a BAFTA-nominated television adaptation of her novel Mr Wroe's Virgins (1993), directed by Danny Boyle. She has also written a film script of Promised Landsfor Channel 4. Her work for radio includes adaptations of work by Thomas Hardy, Edith Wharton, E. M. Delafield's Diary of a Provincial Lady and Charlotte Brontë's Shirley, all for BBC Radio 4.Jane Rogers teaches on the MA writing course at Sheffield Hallam University. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Her latest novel is The Testament of Jessie Lamb (2011).