Jane Sanderson

Jane Sanderson was born in South Yorkshire in 1962. She studied English at Leicester University, then after graduating she became a journalist. After a series of jobs with local newspapers she joined the BBC where she worked as a producer for Radio 4, first on the World at One, and then on Woman’s Hour.

Jane’s first novel, Netherwood, following the fortunes of a mining community and its ‘big house’ in the early twentieth century, was published by Sphere in 2011. Two further books in the series followed: Ravenscliffe and Eden Falls.

She has now written a new contemporary novel, This Much is True, which will be published by Orion in 2017.

Jane lives with her husband, the journalist and author Brian Viner, in rural Herefordshire.