Emma Jane Unsworth
Emma Jane Unsworth is an award-winning novelist and screenwriter. She has written three novels, including the Sunday Times bestseller Adults. She adapted her second novel Animals into a screenplay, and the film, starring Alia Shawkat and Holliday Grainger, premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2019. Unsworth won the BIFA for Best Debut Screenplay in 2019. Her memoir, After the Storm, a frank exploration of post-natal depression, will be published in May 2021. In the past year she has written several shows for television, including the adaptation of her novel Adults and an episode of Stephen Merchant’s new BBC/Amazon series, The Offenders. She is also writing a new comedy for the BBC.
|2020 Jury Member|