Jojo Moyes: Biography

Jojo Moyes

04 aug 1969

Jojo Moyes is a journalist that debuted as an author in 2002. She had her great breakthrough in 2012 with the novel Me before You, that sold more than 3 million copies. MGM has already bought the movie rights for which she has co-written the movie script.

Before starting her career as a full time novelist she worked 10 years for British newspaper The Independent, except for one year where she worked for the Sunday Morning Post in Hong Kong.

Jojo Moyes is one of the few authors to win the Romantic Novelist’s Award twice. She first won the award in 2004 for Foreign Fruit and in 2011 for The Last Letter From Your Lover. Further Me Before You has been nominated Book of the Year at the UK Galaxy Book Awards.

Currently Jojo Moyes is married to journalist Charles Arthur and together they have 3 children. They all live on a farm in Essex, England, and it is in these beautiful surroundings that Jojo Moyes finds her inspiration for her beloved romantic novels.