Bio

Emma Jane Unsworth’s first novel won a Betty Trask Award from the Society of Authors and was shortlisted for the Portico Prize 2012. She has worked as a journalist, a columnist for The Big Issue, and a barmaid. Her second novel Animals (Canongate) won a Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize 2015. She is writing a third novel and a memoir. She wrote the screenplay of Animals, currently shooting in Dublin, directed by Sundance winner Sophie Hyde (52 Tuesdays), starring Holliday Grainger (The Borgias, Strike) and Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development, Search Party). She is also writing for television.

Emma Jane Unsworth b&w photo

Photo: Darren Hall

c59b599b-3a93-40ad-afb4-ab7041c9d34c-1020x1005

Photo: Felicity McCabe for The Guardian

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s