Jojo Moyes

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Jojo Moyes
Born1969 (age 44–45)
London, England, UK
Pen nameJojo Moyes
OccupationNovelist
LanguageEnglish
NationalityBritish
GenresRomance
Spouse(s)Charles Arthur
Children3

www.jojomoyes.com
 
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Jojo Moyes
Born1969 (age 44–45)
London, England, UK
Pen nameJojo Moyes
OccupationNovelist
LanguageEnglish
NationalityBritish
GenresRomance
Spouse(s)Charles Arthur
Children3

www.jojomoyes.com

Jojo Moyes (born 1969) is a British novelist and journalist. She is one of only a few authors to have twice won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by the Romantic Novelists' Association and has been translated into eleven different languages.

Life and early career[edit]

Jojo Moyes was born on 1969 in London, England, UK. She studied at Royal Holloway, University of London and Bedford New College, London University.

In 1992, she won a bursary financed by The Independent newspaper to attend the postgraduate newspaper journalism course at City University, London. She subsequently worked for The Independent for the next 10 years (except for one year, when she worked in Hong Kong for the Sunday Morning Post) in various roles, becoming Assistant News Editor in 1988. In 2002 she became the newspaper's Arts and Media Correspondent.[1]

Writing career[edit]

Moyes became a full-time novelist in 2002, when her first book Sheltering Rain was published. She continues to write articles for The Daily Telegraph.[2]

Moyes is one of only a few authors to have won the Romantic Novelists' Association's Romantic Novel of the Year Award twice. She first won the award in 2004 for Foreign Fruit [3] and in 2011 for "The Last Letter From Your Lover" [4]

Moyes lives on a farm in Saffron Walden, Essex with her husband, journalist Charles Arthur, and their three children. Moyes is represented by Sheila Crowley at Curtis Brown (literary agents).[5]

Me Before You[edit]

Louisa (Lou) Clark likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop but lost her job. Following a motorcycle accident, 35-year-old Will Traynor[6] faces life as a quadriplegic and has lost his desire to live. When she gets a six-month contract caring for him,[7] their relationship develops from animosity, to mutual understanding and, eventually, love.[8]

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