Jen Campbell grew up in the north east of England and now lives in London. She is the author of the Sunday Times bestselling Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops series, which 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 Little, Brown, and is the official book of the Books Are My Bag campaign.
Her first children's book, Franklin's Flying Bookshop, is forthcoming from Thames and Hudson.
She 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 and a full-length poetry collection, too.
Jen has worked in the book trade for ten years and runs a Youtube channel, and a monthly podcast, where she talks about all things books. She is currently a judge for this year's Costa Book Awards.
She is represented by Charlie Campbell at Kingsford Campbell.