Jessica Moor grew up in south-west London and studied English at Cambridge before completing a Creative Writing MA at Manchester University where her dissertation was awarded the Creative Writing Prize for Fiction. Prior to this she spent a year working in the violence against women and girls sector and this experience inspired her first critically acclaimed novel, Keeper.
She was selected as one of the Guardian's 10 best debut novelists of 2020 and published her second novel, Young Women, to critical acclaim in 2022. Her third novel is due to be published in 2024. She lives in London.