Judy Simons was born and brought up in Sheffield and is former editor of Sheffield Jewish Journal. She studied English at Manchester University and is Professor Emeritus at De Montfort University. Leicester. She has published ten books on nineteenth and twentieth-century literature, specialising in women's writing and in life-writing. Judy is a trustee of the Girls Day School Trust and Chair of Buxton Opera House. The Northern Line is her first work of literary non-fiction.
Great four page feature on The Northern Line in the Sheffield Star on 6 February with lots of photographs and again on 13 February. Features were also published in the Yorkshire Post, the Leeds Jewish Telegraph and the Manchester Jewish Telegraph. I shall be speaking about the book at the MiliM festival of words on 19 April.