Jenn Ashworth

Jenn Ashworth’s first novel, A Kind of Intimacy,
was published in 2009 and won a Betty Trask
Award. On the publication of her second, Cold
Light (Sceptre, 2011), she was featured on the
BBC’s The Culture Show as one of the UK’s
twelve best new writers. In 2019, she published a
memoir-in-essays, Notes Made While Falling which was a New Statesman Book of the Year and was
shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize. Her latest
novel is Ghosted: A Love Story which was shortlisted
for the Portico prize. She lives in Lancashire and
is a Professor of Writing at Lancaster University.