MUSWELL HILL PEOPLE

Jane Dorner pic Jane Dorner works freelance as a writer, web designer, editor and speaker. She has had a long career in publishing, first as an editor for Longman and moving from art editor at Weidenfeld and Nicolson to fiction reader for Penguin. She has published 18 books, as sole and co-author. 

available at Muswell Hill Bookshop  (A & C Black, £9.99) Jane initiated The Electronic Author formerly published by the Society of Authors and is one of the Society representatives on the Board of the ALCS (Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society) and the CLA (Copyright Licensing Agency). She is on the Board of ALCS Rights and Media. Involvement with these organisations has led to close concern with the technique and problems of electronic publishing as it affects authors and journalists. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

In addition, she is on the Editorial Board of Logos: Professional Journal of the Book World and is a Trustee of the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation photographic book prize and was one of the judges for the 1999 Grierson Trust Award for the best British documentary. She is a Director of the Writing and Computers Association and a committee member of the British Computer Society Electronic Publishing and Multimedia Specialist Group.

Jane lives in Muswell Hill with her talented family consisting of Emily, a Stage Director, Vira, a First Assistant Director and husband Stephen, a lute maker.


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