I’m Jill Hopper, a writer and author based in London. My memoir The Mahogany Pod was published by Saraband in February 2021. The book is about the death of my boyfriend Arif when I was in my twenties; it charts the joy and anguish of a young relationship cut short, and explores what it means to live, and love, fully.

'Beautifully written, meticulously structured and heart-rending... A reminder that time does something more complicated than heal.'

Kate Kellaway, The Observer


I enjoy teaching, mentoring and meeting fellow writers and readers. Please do get in touch if you would like me to attend an event or run a workshop.


You can contact me via my agent, James Macdonald Lockhart:

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