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Jean Fairbairn

Jean grew up in leafy Surrey and attended Guildford County Grammar School for Girls. She lived and worked in London, Kent and Middlesex and settled in Cambridgeshire in 1979, with a husband and three young children in tow.  With a Masters Degree in English Literature (Virginia Woolf and Modernism her particular passion) a Cert Ed. and a Music Education Licentiate from Trinity College, London, Jean became a College Lecturer in English and Music and spent her working life teaching both subjects and enjoying every minute of it. Jean’s first short story, Annie was published in 2004, her first Poetry Colllection, The First Fifteen in 2019 and in 2020, Word Painting:Landscaping, 21 Poems by Jean Fairbairn  available digitally on Amazon Kindle and in paperback at Waterstones. Jean also co-edits the Needingworth Scribblers acclaimed short story  anthologies, Twisted Tales, Vol 1-2 showcased on local radio HCR.104FM’s as well as scripts for its soap-opera, Huntsford.