June 3, 2022 | Alumni

Natalie Jenner writes a best-seller for the second time with "Bloomsbury Girls"

Natalie Jenner looks over her shoulder and smiles, standing beside a residential street.

Natalie Jenner (BA 1990 SMC, LLB 1993), internationally bestselling author of The Jane Austen Society (2020) released her second novel, Bloomsbury Girls on May 17, 2022. The book was an instant national bestseller (Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, CBC and Vancouver Sun).

Other accolades include People Magazine's Book of the Week, one of Amazon's Best Books of the Month, one of Indigo's Best Books of 2022 So Far, a Book of the Month Club selection, and a June Indie Next Pick and a Canadian Library Loan Stars selection. 

Jenner, who earned degrees from both St. Michael's College and the Faculty of Law, previously worked as a corporate lawyer in downtown Toronto. After several years of practice, she worked as a career coach to national law firms for nearly 20 years.

Her first bestselling novel, The Jane Austen Society has been optioned for film and television by Amaze Film + Television. The book has now been sold for translation in twenty-one countries around the world.

Read more: 'I feel hope': A devastating diagnosis prompted Natalie Jenner to pick up the pen

Hear more from Jenner and fellow U of T Law alumni who participated in a special #UofTLawOnline discussion about their writing pursuits:

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