Jennifer Robson is the acclaimed author of seven historical novels, all of them international number-one bestsellers: Somewhere in France, After the War is Over, Moonlight Over Paris, Goodnight from London, The Gown, Our Darkest Night, and Coronation Year. Her books have been translated into 17 languages and several have been optioned for film and television. In 2019, Jennifer won the Canadian Jewish Literary Award for Fiction for The Gown.
Jennifer studied French literature and Modern History as an undergraduate at King’s University College at Western University, 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.
Jennifer is a respected speaker on topics ranging from the historical legacy of the two world wars to the importance of integrating creative practices into one’s life-work balance. She is a contributor to The Globe and Mail newpaper and makes frequent appearances on television, radio, and a number of podcasts to discuss her novels and insights as a historian.