Sadie Jones Biography
Sadie Jones was born in London, England, the daughter of a poet
and an actress. Her father, Evan Jones, was born in Portland, Jamaica in 1927.
He grew up on a banana farm, eventually moving to the United States, and from
there to England in the 1950s. His most widely acclaimed work is "The Song of
the Banana Man". Sadie's mother, Joanna Jones, was featured as an extra in
various television series, including "The Avengers."
As a young woman, Sadie Jones opted out of attending university, preferring instead to
work an assortment of odd jobs (video production, temping, waiting tables) and
to travel. After visiting America, the Caribbean and Mexico, Jones settled in
Paris, where she taught English and wrote her first screenplay. She eventually
moved to London, where she currently resides with her husband, architect Tim
Boyd, and their two children.
Jones wrote screenplays for fourteen years before producing The Outcast,
her first novel. Her second novel, Small Wars, was published in 2009. Her third novel, The Uninvited Guests, was published in 2011. Jones' writing credits are an eclectic mix, everything from
episodes of BBC-TV shows to a feature film in 2004.
This biography was last updated on 04/10/2012.
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