BBC Radio London – 11 March

Jess appeared on the Robert Elms show today to discuss hoarding and her characters Maud and Mr Flood from The Hoarder. Jump to 1hr 8min: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p062btlc

US TOUR – 29 April – 6 May

I’m delighted to be embarking on a US book tour to introduce Mr Flood’s Last Resort to new readers in Canada and the US. I’ll be visiting Toronto, New York, Boston, San Francisco, Seattle and Portland. See the Events section of the site and check out my twitter for updates: @jesskiddherself

Jess on Radio 2 Book Club

Jess is delighted to again be nominated for the Radio 2 Book Club, she had a lovely time talking about the book with Simon Mayo, you can listen again here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1XCPTXTC3dfLPp7624J4kQ2/the-hoarder-by-jess-kidd

Jess on Front Row – 20 Feb

Jess appeared on the BBC radio flagship arts programme Front Row to talk about The Hoarder, you can listen again here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09rwt2s

The Hoarder, launch 31 Jan

I’m delighted to let you know that together with my publishers Canongate I’ll be launching The Hoarder on Wednesday 31 January at the lovely Lutyens & Rubinstein Bookshop in Noting Hill, tickets are free but you need to book: https://www.lutyensrubinstein.co.uk/product/jess-kidd-hoarder/

New story out January 2018

Jess is working on her third novel and writing a children's story. She is currently developing her own original TV projects with leading U.K. and international TV producers. Pyro A story by Jess, Pyro, will feature in the forthcoming celebration of the 250th anniversary of Hodges Figgis, the great Dublin bookshop, which will be published by Arlen House: Reading the ...

May 8, 2016 – Canongate acquire ‘original and darkly chilling debut’

Louisa Joyner, editorial director of fiction, bought UK and Commonwealth rights to two books by Jess Kidd from Susan Armstrong at Conville & Walsh. The first book is Himself, described as “by turns blackly humorous, mysterious and darkly chilling”. Read more on the The Book Seller