Hi, my name is Jess. I’m from Yorkshire, and have been based in Leeds for the past ten years or so. I have an MSc in Information and Library Management and I gained my MCLIP in April 2016. Currently I work as a Subject Librarian in HE.

Between 2010-2013 I ran The Travelling Suitcase Library, appearing at festivals across the UK.  I am known on occasion as ‘The Book Elf’.

I have written a fair bit, mostly for LeedsBookClub and ForBooksSake, I’ve also had writing on The Guardian, CILIP and other book blogs.

Professionally I am involved in my local ARLG Committee, the LILAC conference,  and am one of the co-founders of LISDIS.

I am also a crafter, my main interest being in cross stitch and crochet. I was also on the organizing committee for the Leeds Big Bookend 2015 and Leeds LadyFest 2013. I am an avid watcher of Scandinavian Crime Dramas and drinker of Stout. Frustratingly, I do not own a cat.

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  1. Hi Jess,
    Just read your lovely, kind review of my book: thank you!

    Hope our paths cross one day.
    All best,
    Jo

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