Agent: Emily Glenister
Jean is an author, presenter and ancient historian born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. She has a PhD in classics from the University of Roehampton, specialising in violence against women, political rhetoric and Greek mythology. She has also spent more than a decade creating accessible content online concerning literature and history, both via her own social media platforms and as a host on projects such as the BBC Bitesize podcast.
In 2020, she won the BAMB Breakthrough Author award for her first children's non-fiction book, Greek Myths: Meet the heroes, gods, and monsters of ancient Greece, (Dorling Kindersley). She has since written and given talks on history and myth for all ages and is currently working on some new fiction projects inspired by her background as a historian and mythology nerd.
Books by Jean Menzies
- The Flames of Albiyon
- Greek Myths: Meet the heroes, gods and monsters of ancient Greece (Dorling Kindersley)