|Jan Newton grew up in Manchester and
Derbyshire and spent almost twenty years in the Chilterns before moving
to mid Wales in 2005. She has worked as a bilingual secretary in
a German chemical company, as an accountant in a BMW garage and a GP
practice and as a Teaching Assistant in the Welsh stream of a primary
school, but now she has finally been able to return to her first love,
She graduated from Swansea University with a Masters degree in Creative Writing in 2015 and has won the Allen Raine Short Story Competition, the WI's Lady Denman Cup competition, the Lancashire and North West Magazine's prize for humorous short stories and the Oriel Davies Gallery's prize for nature writing. Remember No More is her first novel, released in March 2017 by Honno.