AJ Pearce grew up in Hampshire and studied at the University of Sussex. A chance discovery of a 1939 womans magazine became the inspiration for her ever-growing collection and her first novel Dear Mrs Bird. She now lives in the south of England.
Author of Dear Mrs Bird AJ Pearce chooses Walt Whitman for this week's Friday Poem.
We are absolutely thrilled to share the news that AJ Pearce’s debut novel, Dear Mrs Bird, has been optioned for television before the hardback has even been published!
AJ Pearce’s debut novel Dear Mrs Bird, which publishes in 2018, is a love-letter to female friendship, London's Blitz spirit and the art of letter-writing itself. Read about the influences behind the cover of this very special book.
AJ Pearce introduces the characters in her debut novel, Dear Mrs Bird.
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AJ Pearce talks about and reads from her debut novel Dear Mrs Bird, 'the literary tonic of the year' (Observer) "
"'The sweetest, most uplifting, lovely book... It's about courage, friendship...
Village Books invite you to meet AJ Pearce on Monday 23 April 7pm. Picked as one of the leading debut novelists of 2018 this will be an event youll not want to miss. "
"AJ Pearce talks about...
Join Chorleywood Bookshop and AJ Pearce for an irresistibly funny and enormously moving afternoon, Dear Mrs Bird is a love letter to the enduring power of friendship, the kindness of strangers and...
Debut novelist AJ Pearce, picked by the Observer as one of the 'faces of fiction' for 2018, talks about the inspiration for and reads from her novel DEAR MRS BIRD at Forum Books, Corbridge. 'The...
We are often asked to recommend books to cheer up friends and family the response, quite often, is to reach for Nancy Mitford, but now we have another contender, Dear Mrs Bird. Better still, its...
Dear Mrs Bird is one of this years hottest debuts; its the delightful wartime story of aspiring journalist Emmeline Lake. It was conceived when author AJ Pearce found a 1939 edition of Womans...
A J Pearce's irresistibly funny and enormously moving debut novel Dear Mrs. Bird is set in London in 1941. "
"'Emmy dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent but, after an unfortunate...
We are pleased to bring another amazing debut novelist to our shop A J Pearce will talk about her book, Dear Mrs Bird. "
"Irresistibly funny and enormously moving, Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce...
Dear Reader join us for an evening in the company of AJ Pearce as she talks about her irresistable debut novel, Dear Mrs Bird, sure to be one of the most loved and talked about debuts of 2018.
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