Memoir Now Available

from Soho Press

Library Journal Starred Review
Kirkus Starred Review

“Jacqueline Winspear has created a memoir of her English childhood that is every bit as engaging as her Maisie Dobbs novels, just as rich in character and detail, history and humanity. Her writing is lovely, elegant and welcoming.”
—Anne Lamott, Bestselling novelist, essayist, memoirist, author of Bird By Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

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April 2020: Jacqueline’s feature essay, “Writing About War” was published in Private Investigations: Mystery Writers On The Secrets, Riddles and Wonders In Their Lives.

May 19, 2020: Jacqueline Winspear and Cara Black in conversation—online event for City Lights Bookstore

June 16, 2020: Jacqueline’s feature essay, “Women On Fire” about women working in wildfire management, to be published in Shattering Glass the first anthology from Nasty Woman Press

June 20, 2020: Jacqueline interviews author Elizabeth George—online event for Book Passage bookstore


What Would Maisie Do?—a collection of readers’ favorite passages from the Maisie Dobbs’ series, together with the story behind each passage, sections on locations featured in the books, and pages for journaling. Check out the community page. Please join Jacqueline there!

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