Jennifer Robson

An academic by background, a former editor by profession, and a lifelong history geek, Jennifer  Robson is the author of three novels set during and after the First World War: Somewhere in FranceAfter the War is Over, and Moonlight Over Paris, and a contributor to the anthology Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War. Her next novel, Every Time We Say Goodbye, will be published in the spring of 2017.

She first learned about the Great War from her father, acclaimed historian Stuart Robson, and later served as an official guide at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial at Vimy Ridge, France. She studied French literature and modern history as an undergraduate at King’s College at the University of Western Ontario, then attended Saint Antony’s College at the University of Oxford, where she obtained her doctorate in British economic and social history. While at Oxford she was a Commonwealth Scholar and SSHRC Doctoral Fellow.

She lives in Toronto, Canada, with her husband and young children, and shares her home office with Ellie the sheepdog and Sam the cat.

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An Afternoon with Jennifer Robson: Hosted by Paul Webb

November 5, 2016 at 3:30pm

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Opening Reception

November 4, 2016 at 7:00pm

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