Jenny Colgan was born in Prestwick, Scotland in 1972.  Best known as a best-selling ‘chick-lit’ novelist, she is the author of 13 romantic comedies such as “Amanda’s Wedding” (2000), “Looking for Andrew McCarthy” (2001), Do You Remember the First Time (2004), Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend (2008) and most recently “The Good, the Bad and the Dumped” (2010).  She has sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide. Aged 11, she won a national fan competition to meet Doctor Who and was mistaken for a boy by Peter Davison.

The Guardian describes her as follows:  “Jenny Colgan is a novelist, journalist and occasional radio big gob. Her interests include Dr Who, Jon Stewart, Nintendo, traditional music, Edinburgh, oysters, trains, Kate Bush and complaining boringly about the West Wing being cancelled.”

She is married with three children and lives in France and London.

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Jenny Colgan’s website

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