Meredith Jaffé is a writer and occasional book critic. For four years, she wrote the weekly literary column The Bookshelf for the online women’s magazine The Hoopla; sharing literary news, reviewing books and interviewing writers. Meredith regularly chairs panels, presents workshops and interviews fellow authors for various literary events and writers festivals. As a keen believer in the power of literacy, Meredith volunteers at The Footpath Library where she manages their annual EPIC! writing competition for school children. Her first novel, The Fence, was published in 2016.