Jane Corry

Novelist

Jane Corry is a novelist, creative-writing tutor and journalist. Her first psychological thriller, ‘My Husband’s Wife’ will be published by Penguin.

As a journalist she trained with the Thomson graduate scheme before writing for numerous nationals, including Woman, the Daily Telegraph and the Times. From 2007 to 2010, Jane was writer-in-residence of HMP Grendon, a high-security male prison. During that period, she also taught at Oxford University’s department for continuing education; she lectured on the university’s MA in creative writing; and was an outreach tutor for special-needs groups in Hertfordshire.

Jane is a frequent guest on BBC Radio 4 (Woman’s Hour, The Learning Curve), Radio Devon and breakfast television. She is a past winner of the Elizabeth Goudge award and the Vera Brittain cup, besides being a regular speaker at the Winchester Writers’ Conference and the Matera Women’s Fiction Festival in Italy. Jane is also a life-story judge for the Koestler awards, for prisoners and those in secure units. In 2009, Jane moved from Hertfordshire to Devon where she lives with her husband and youngest son.

Jane Corry

Fellowships

University of Exeter 2013-15