Jenny Robertson studied Polish at Glasgow University and spent a post-graduate year in Warsaw where she continued her exploration of Polish life and culture. Ghetto, a collection of poems (Lion Publishing 1989), was shortlisted for a prize and read in the Edinburgh Book Festival. Jenny pursued the theme of the Warsaw Ghetto in Don't go to Uncle's Wedding (Azure/SPCK 2000). She writes for the Holocaust journal, PRISM (Azrieli Institute NY).
Jenny has presented a paper on Nalkowska at the London School of Slavonic Studies. She is a member of Zielony Balonik, a Polish-Scottish group devoted to contemporary Polish literature. She has given readings in Russia, Poland, Ukraine and Portugal as well as in Scotland.