Jojo Moyes was born in 1969 and grew up in London. After a varied career including stints as a minicab controller, typer of braille statements for blind people for NatWest, and brochure writer for Club 18-30 she did a degree at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, London University. In 1992 She won a bursary financed by The Independent newspaper to attend the postgraduate newspaper journalism course at City University, and apart from 1994 when she worked in Hong Kong for the Sunday Morning Post, she worked at The Independent for ten years, including stints as Assistant news editor and Arts and Media Correspondent.
She has been a full time novelist since 2002, when her first book, Sheltering Rain was published. She lives on a farm in Essex with her husband, journalist Charles Arthur, and their three children.
Books:The Horse Dancer, April 2017
After You, October 2015
sequel to ME BEFORE YOU
The Ship Of Brides, November 2014
Silver Bay, September 2014
One Plus One, July 2014
The Girl You Left Behind, July 2014
Me Before You, August 2013
The Girl You Left Behind, August 2013
Me Before You, January 2013