Based in London, Jen Campbell is a writer and bookseller. As a student in Edinburgh, she won the 2009 Penguin Orange Readers’ Group Prize for the Book Club, an online reading forum. Her first book, Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops (Constable/Overlook, 2012), compiles three years’ worth of hilarious bookshop conversations. She has also written short stories and her debut poetry collection, The Hungry Ghost Festival, was published by The Rialto in 2012.
Jen Campbell reads from her book, Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops, at Waterstone's as part of the 2012 Belfast Book Festival.