Jacqueline Winspear was born in the county of Kent, England and studied at the University of London’s Institute of Education.<br><br>Before becoming an author, Jacqueline Winspear worked in academic publishing, in higher education, and in marketing communications.<br><br>In 1990, she immigrated to the United States and embarked on her dream to become a writer.<br><br>Jacqueline’s first novel, <i>Maisie Dobbs</i>, won the prestigious Agatha Award, the Macavity Award and the Alex Award for Best First Novel.<br><br>Her other novels have all been BookSense picks and have received numerous award nominations, with her novel <i>Birds of A Feather</i> winning the Agatha Award for Best Novel, and the Sue Feder/Macavity Award for Best Historical Mystery awarded to <i>Pardonable Lies</i>.<br><br>Jacqueline’s novels are set in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s after the end of the Great War.<br><br>Jacqueline Winspear’s novels are influenced by her grandfather, who was severely wounded at the Battle of Somme in 1916 during World War I. Jacqueline Winspear has contributed to journals covering international education, and women’s magazines.<br><br>She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area,<div id="more_resources"><a href = "http://jacquelinewinspear.com/">http://jacquelinewinspear.com/</a></div>
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