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About the show
Playing tracks by
Queen, The Buggles, Lily Allen, Feeder, Starship and more.
This week’s guest is the fabulous Emma Jane Unsworth.
Emma’s first novel Hungry, the Stars and Everything (Hidden Gem) won a Betty Trask Award from the Society of Authors and was shortlisted for the Portico Prize 2012. Her short story ‘I Arrive First’ was included in The Best British Short Stories 2012 (Salt). She has worked as a journalist, a columnist for The Big Issue, and a barmaid. Her second novel Animals was published by Canongate in May 2014 and won a Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize 2015. She is writing a third novel, as well as the screenplay of Animals, which has been optioned by BAFTA-nominated producer Sarah Brocklehurst and awarded development funding by the BFI. She is also writing a TV drama series for America.
Listen every Saturday from 2-4pm, North Manchester FM, 106.6 FM