Philippa Gregory was chosen to tie in with the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations. We wanted an accessible author who has a royal theme in their work, as well as having a good backlist.
Philippa Gregory is a world renowned historical novelist and a recognised authority on women’s history. She has written 27 novels – her 27th, Dawnlands, will be published in November 2022 as well as 3 books for children.
As well as being a full time writer, she enjoys riding, walking, skiing and gardening. She also runs a charity which builds wells in The Gambia and teaches children how to cultivate their own food. The well digging side of the charity stopped during the pandemic to focus on a public health initiative.
We were lucky enough to chat to Philippa Gregory on one of our previous podcast episodes. You can listen to that here: https://pod.fo/e/e0f93.
“If it means something, take it to heart. If it means nothing, it’s nothing. Let it go.”
― Philippa Gregory, The Other Boleyn Girl