Jane Harris is a British writer of fiction and screenplays.
Her scripts have won awards including two BAFTA nominations, for Bait (1999) and Going Down (2000).
She also taught Creative Writing for many years, principally at the University of East Anglia, and her first novel The Observations was shortlisted for The Orange Prize for Fiction in 2007 and has been published in over 20 territories worldwide.
Also in 2007 Jane was nominated for the British Book Awards Newcomer of the Year and for the Southbank Show/Times Breakthrough Award. Her second novel, Gillespie and I, was shortlisted for Popular Fiction Book of the Year in the Galaxy National Book Awards in 2011. Waterstones selected Jane as one of its 25 Authors for the Future, and Richard and Judy chose The Observations as one of their 100 Books of the Decade.
Jane’s third novel, Sugar Money, was published by Faber and Faber in October 2017.