Jennifer Craig was a nurse in the UK and immigrated to Canada in the 1960s. During her midlife crisis she earned a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, a Master's in education, and a Ph.D. in medical education. She was on the Faculty of Medicine at UBC for ten years as an educational consultant. Her memoir, Yes Sister, No Sister: My Life as a Trainee Nurse in 1950s Yorkshire, sold more than 160,000 copies in the UK. She lives in Nelson, British Columbia.