Emma Jane Unsworth has worked as a journalist, a columnist for The Big Issue, and a barmaid. Her novel Animals (Canongate) won a Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize 2015. Her next novel, Grown Ups, will be published by The Borough Press/HarperCollins in January 2020. The film of Animals, for which she wrote the screenplay, will premiere at Sundance 2019, directed by Sophie Hyde (52 Tuesdays) and starring Holliday Grainger (Tulip Fever, Strike) and Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development, Search Party).

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Photo: Darren Hall


Photo: Felicity McCabe for The Guardian


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