Jane Gardam

JG is a prolific, much respected, and still (in 2010) highly productive writer of fiction for children and adolescents, and novels and stories for adults, besides journalism and reviews.
Colour photo portrait of Jane Gardam at an Edinburgh International Book Festival photocall, 14 August 2013. She wears a blue shirt, has short            white hair, blue eyes, and is set against a darker blue backdrop.
"Jane Gardam" by Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert, 2013-08-14. Retrieved from https://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/jane-gardam-obe-english-writer-of-childrens-and-adult-news-photo/176495736. This image is licensed under the GETTY IMAGES CONTENT LICENCE AGREEMENT.

Milestones

11 July 1928
Jean Mary Pearson (who later wrote as JG ) was born at Coatham on the coast of North Yorkshire, the elder of two children.
British Council Film and Literature Department, in association with Book Trust. Contemporary Writers in the UK.
Miller, Lucasta. “Novel existence”. The Guardian.
By late May 1985
JG 's novel Crusoe's Daughter told the story of an orphan protagonist marooned in an isolated, marsh-surrounded house on the north-east coast of England, whose lonely, aimless life is filled with books and imagination.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
(31 May 1985): 599
British Council Film and Literature Department, in association with Book Trust. Contemporary Writers in the UK.

Biography

Birth and Family

11 July 1928
Jean Mary Pearson (who later wrote as JG ) was born at Coatham on the coast of North Yorkshire, the elder of two children.
British Council Film and Literature Department, in association with Book Trust. Contemporary Writers in the UK.
Miller, Lucasta. “Novel existence”. The Guardian.