Jane Rusbridge Author of The Devils Music and Rook


Crete: A Retreat You Can’t Beat

Exhausted?  Well there’s this place I know, one which might help… Read more »

West Sussex landscape

Questions? Here are some answers …


I love talking about books, writing and the creative process so if you have any questions  Read more »

Beautiful Bosham, Chcihester Harbour

ROOK : One of the BBC’s ‘Books That Made Britain’

I’m thrilled that ROOK is one of BBC 1’s #BooksThatMadeBritain, a series of regional documentaries which are part of their #LoveToRead campaign.

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Jane Rusbridge in Bosham churchyard
photo credit: Natalie Miller

Adur Reads 2016: ROOK by Jane Rusbridge

what marks out Rusbridge’s novel is the passion with which she writes about her native Sussex and its more ancient landscapes’  The Independent

I’m delighted to announce that ROOK has been chosen as the ADUR READ for 2016. Read more »

Jane Rusbridge, Isabel Ashdown and Gabrielle Kimm at Festival of Chichester

Jane Rusbridge: book signing at Petworth Craft and Gift Christmas Market

I’ll be book signing alongside fellow novelists Isabel Ashdown and Gabrielle Kimm at the Christmas Gift Market in Petworth’s historic Leconfield Hall on Saturday 28th November Read more »

Jane Rusbridge on Wittering beach (photo: Natalie Miller)

‘Reading the South’ – Arts Council funded project

I’m very much looking forward to running a series of FREE writing workshops for Reading the South, a major Arts Council project Read more »

IA Author Photo by Natalie Miller

PIECE on PLACE: Big Secrets in Small Places by Isabel Ashdown

July’s Piece on Place comes from Isabel Ashdown, Read more »


PIECE on PLACE: ‘You Can Go Home Again’ by Anne Zouroudi

I’ve been very excited about today’s Piece on Place from fellow Bloomsbury author Anne Zouroudi, because I knew she was going to write about a place very close to my own heart: Crete. Read more »

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PIECE on PLACE with Liz Fenwick: ‘My heart is forever in Cornwall, creating stories’

Liz Fenwick is a writer whose name I strongly associate with place, and one place in particular Read more »

Jane Rusbridge at the East Preston Festival 2014



I’ll be appearing at the East Preston festival  with historical fiction writer Gabrielle Kimm. Read more »