New Zealand Society of Authors
As a writer
“Jenny Robin Jones is that rare writer with the ability to make the past come alive while still respecting its historicity.” Nicholas Birns, Antipodes June 2012.
As a guest speaker
“Jenny Robin Jones brings the audience and her subject matter to life with engaging, erudite and witty oratory. Having worked with literally hundreds of authors, when it comes to delivering words to an audience, Jenny is – in my opinion – up there with the best.” Penny Hartill – arts marketer, publicist. Director, Hartill Communications Ltd.
“Jenny Robin Jones attended the Whanganui Literary Festival in 2011 to speak about her book, ‘No Simple Passage’. The audience was delighted with her talk. It was based on her extensive research which she made come alive, full of interest and anecdote. Some of the audience had ancestors on the ‘London’ but even those who didn’t were fascinated by the account of shipboard life and the hardships of pioneer living. A very good speaker on a fascinating subject.” Joan Rosier Jones, Director of Whanganui Literary Festival.