Jenn Ashworth

Jenn Ashworth was born in 1982 in Preston. She studied English at Cambridge and Creative Writing at Manchester. She is now Head Librarian in a prison. Her first novel went missing with a stolen computer, but an extract from it won the Cambridge University Quiller-Couch Prize for Creative Writing in 2003. In 2006 an extract from A Kind of Intimacy, her second novel, won second prize in a national competition: The Enigma of Personality. She is also the recipient of the Manchester Literary Festival Best Writing on a Blog 2008.