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Jamie Cox Robertson is a author of A Literary Paris: Hemingway, Colette, Sedaris and Others on the Uncommon Lure of the City of Light, and An Uncommon Heroine: Scarlett, Edna, Sula and More Than 20 Other of the Most Remarkable Women in Literature. An Uncommon Heroine was born out of her interest in writing a novel with strong, memorable female characters while A Literary Paris came from her thoughts on how some writers transport us to great cities through their words. Jamie is represented by Katie Shea of the Donald Maass Literary Agency in New York. She is a frequent judge for Writer's Digest contests.

She holds a graduate degree in literature and lives with her husband and daughter in Boston and Tucson.


I am always honored when asked to judge a contest sponsored by Writer’s Digest. I know with each book I judge that the author has put his or her heart and soul into the words, and so I take the task seriously. I know I would want a judge to do the same for me. One reason I often agree to judge is because reading other people’s writing helps my own writing–to some degree. In the most recent cont...

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A Literary Paris by Jamie Cox Robertson
"I just loved this book, and it was the perfect companion to have with me in Paris. I sat in cafes and wine bars and read a section each day. The book was charmingly edited with neighborhood updates on all the various areas as described by Colette..." Read more of this review »
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"Very intriguing approach to learning about Paris: through the eyes of noteworthy authors! Loved it."
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Hazel G. (I ♥ Mancandy) *Craves the Angst Reviews* . Hiya Jamie! Thanks for the friendvite. Can't wait to chat books with you. Happy Reading :P

Chris' Book Blog Emporium Hi Jamie, Thanks for the friend invite , I look forward to seeing you around GR !!!

Charlotte Liebel Your experience in Paris sounds wonderful. Thanks for friendship.

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