Jessica Goodman was educated at a state school in Cardiff, and studied French and Italian at Worcester College, Oxford. Following a Masters in the European Enlightenment, she completed her DPhil under the supervision of Alain Viala, before taking up a Junior Research Fellowship at Clare College, Cambridge. She returned to Oxford and joined St Catherine's College as Associate Professor and Tutorial Fellow in 2015. She specialises in the field of eighteenth-century literature and thought, with a particular interest in the ways in which authors create a public image of themselves, both in their lifetime and after their death.
Genres: Young Adult Fiction
Jessica Goodman recommends
Don't Breathe a Word (2021)
"A fast-paced, exhilarating story about a boarding school shrouded in secrecy and the girl who will do anything to right the institution's wrongs."
Dark and Shallow Lies (2021)
Ginny Myers Sain
"Haunting and arresting, this is one stunning debut. Ginny Myers Sain has written a totally engrossing small-town mystery about what happens when you finally dig up long-buried secrets."
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