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Profile photograph by Rebecca Fitzgerald @rebeccaerin_ph


J.E.Mathison is an ex-finance lawyer and now lives and writes in France. She is the founder of SPIRIT NESTS - bespoke writing retreats in the south of France.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in French, Spanish and Latin American Studies and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree with Honours. After a successful career in law, she moved to France, from Australia, to pursue a calling to write. She has completed writing residencies in Australia, Europe and the U.S.A and is the wordsmith and ghost writer behind a suite of international clients. Her creative crop rotations include painting, favouring acrylics and watercolours, and some of her paintings are displayed under ART. HEARTBEAT THRESHOLD is an ebook collection of five short stories now available for purchase and her debut novel THE STACKING is due for release mid 2024.

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