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Jessica Fox

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Contact: ahoyjessicafox@gmail.com
Local authority: Edinburgh City
Languages: English
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Jessica Fox is an author, screenwriter and co-creator of The Open Book, the first bookshop holiday Airbnb. Her memoir Three Things you Need to Know About Rockets, set in South West Scotland, was Waterstones book of the month and named romantic memoir of the year by the Daily Mail.

As a former storyteller for NASA, Jessica loves connecting science and storytelling and works with science organisations as a nerd whisperer. Currently, Jessica writes for film and TV, and enjoys giving talks to all ages about film, science communication, travel and memoir writing and bookshops, especially the award-winning Open Book Airbnb in Wigtown, Scotland's National Book Town.

Local authorities can visit

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

Mentoring; Panel event; Performance; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop; Chairing events

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Prisoners & young offenders; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts)

Topics of work

Adolescence; Adventure; Biography & memoir; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Family; Love & romance; Nature; Rural communities; Science; Travel writing

Age groups published for

Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

6-8; 9-11; 12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+