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Jennifer Morag Henderson is a writer from Inverness. Her biography, Josephine Tey: A Life, is published by Sandstone Press and was listed as one of the Observer newspaper's best biographies, the Independent's best crime books, and as one of the Telegraph's books of the year.
As Josephine Tey's first biographer, Jennifer has lectured and written extensively about Tey's life, crime fiction and theatre work, including articles for the BBC and Northwords Now, and talks for Inverness Museum and the British Library. Jennifer has appeared at several book festivals, including Wigtown, Bloody Scotland, and Nairn Book and Arts Festival, and given talks and workshops for writing groups, including at Moniack Mhor. Her articles, short stories and poems have been published in magazines and anthologies, including Riptide (Two Ravens Press), Northwords Now, The Dalhousie Review, Causeway/Cabhsair, Gutter, The National and others. As a playwright, Jennifer's work has been performed for the National Theatre of Scotland's Five-Minute Theatre project, through the Play Pieces lunchtime theatre initiative, and at Eden Court Theatre in Inverness. She edited literary magazine Random Acts of Writing from 2006-2010, and has worked in several different areas of the book trade, including bookselling, libraries and publishing.
Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian
Events can deliver
Panel event; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop
Audience can work with
Adult learners; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts)
Topics of work
Biography & memoir; Childhood; Class & society; Coasts, seas & oceans; Crime fiction; Editing & editing your own work; Emigration & immigration; Family; Friendship; Historical fiction; History; Love & romance; Music; Mystery & thriller; Politics; Publishing & getting published; Sports; Wars & conflicts; World War 1; World War 2