Jo Bloom has worked as a freelancer in the communications field for the past fifteen years with a focus on arts marketing, press & PR, and e-learning.
Prior to this she lived and worked in Prague and New York for several years. She also contributed to the book review section for Time Out, London between 2000-2004.
Jo lives in Brighton with her husband and young son. Ridley Road is her first novel and was published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in January 2015.