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(1964 - )
Astrologer and Author

Jessica AdamsAstrologer, editor and author Jessica Adams was born in London in 1964 and emigrated with her family to Launceston in 1973, later attending Brooks High School, Alanvale Community College and the University of Tasmania, where she graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy. Jessica then attended the Australian Film Television and Radio School, graduating with a further B.A. in Screenwriting.

Her fiction includes the Australian and UK bestseller Single White E-Mail (Pan Macmillan), Tom Dick and Debbie Harry, and the Top 20 UK bestsellers I'm A Believer and Cool For Cats. Her editing work includes a series of books in aid of the charities War Child and No Strings - Girls' Night In, Girls' Night In - Gentlemen By Invitation, Big Night Out, Girls' Night In 4, Kids' Night In, and Kids' Night In 2. The series has featured everyone from Bob Geldof to Nick Hornby and has made $2.5 million for the charities concerned.

Jessica is perhaps best known as an astrologer and writes regular horoscope columns in The Australian Women's Weekly, Vogue (Australia and Asia) and in England, Cosmopolitan magazine. Her astrology books include Astrology For Women (HarperCollins) and the Handbag Horoscope series for Penguin.

She divides her time between Bellingen, NSW and Brighton, England and her website is

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