Jeannie is the author of One Of Us (Chicken House), a YA thriller/love story which was shortlisted for the Bolton Children’s Fiction Award and the Lancashire Book of the Year 2016. It has been adapted as a play by Mike Kenny in the Oxford Playscripts series (OUP). She is working on a teen novel set in the nineteenth century.
Jeannie grew up in Hong Kong on a small island, which was a leprosy treatment centre. She moved to the UK aged 14 and loves living in London where she taught ESOL in further education for years. She offers creative writing workshops for schools, festivals and libraries.