Amy Jeffs specialises in the Middle Ages. She has a PhD in Art History from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and studied for earlier degrees at the Courtauld Institute of Art and the University of Cambridge.
During her PhD Amy co-convened a project researching medieval badges and pilgrim souvenirs at the British Museum. She then worked in the British Library’s department of Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern manuscripts.
Storyland: A New Mythology of Britain was published by Quercus on 2 September 2021. It was a Sunday Times bestseller and a Waterstones Book of the Month, as well as being shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year,
Wild: Tales from Early Medieval Britain was published by Quercus on 13 October 2022. Its audiobook, illustrated with 7 original songs, was named Audiobook of the Week by the Guardian and the Times.
Storyland for Children will be published by Hachette Kids on 12 October 2023.
Saints: A New Legendary is under contract with Quercus.