Jenny Stanton

Jenny Stanton grew up in Leicester, Portsmouth, and Birmingham. As a student at the School of Oriental and African Studies, she visited Ghana, and travelled to Timbuctu. She taught in Cape Town, London, and Oxford, then worked in the history of medicine at Oxford and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, publishing academic articles and books. She moved on to writing fiction and poetry in 2001. Jenny Stanton lives in Oxford.