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Jilly Cooper
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Jilly Cooper

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Jilly Cooper is a journalist, author and media superstar. The author of many number one bestselling novels, she lives in Gloucestershire with her rescue racing greyhound, Bluebell.

She has been awarded honorary doctorates by the Universities of Gloucestershire and Anglia Ruskin, and won the inaugural Comedy Women in Print lifetime achievement award in 2019. She was appointed CBE in 2018 for services to literature and charity.

Awards & recognition

Comedy Women In Print (CWIP) Prize

Winner  •  2019  •  Lifetime Achievement Award