Jen Campbell is the author of the Sunday Times bestselling Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops series, the first of which was published in 2012. Its sequel, More Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops, was released in 2013. 'Weird Things...' is available in eleven languages and was a finalist in the Goodreads Choice Awards.
Her latest non-fiction book The Bookshop Book is published by Constable/Little, Brown, and is the official book of the Books Are My Bag campaign.
Jen is also an award-winning poet and short story writer. Her poetry pamphlet The Hungry Ghost Festival is published by The Rialto, and she is currently writing a short story collection.
Jen grew up in a small village by the sea in the north-east of England. After studying English Literature at Edinburgh University, she moved to north London to sell books and write stories. She has worked in the book trade for ten years and runs a Youtube channel, where she talks about all things books.
She is represented by Charlie Campbell at Kingsford Campbell.