Jane Harris

Jane Harris

Profile

Jane Harris was born in Belfast and brought up in Glasgow.

Jane's short stories have appeared in a wide variety of anthologies and magazines and she has also written several short films, two of which, Bait (1999) and Going Down (2000), were nominated for Bafta awards. She has twice shortlisted for the BBC's Dennis Potter screenwriting award and in 2000 she received a Writer's Award from the Arts Council of England.

Jane's first novel, The Observations, was published by Faber & Faber in 2006 to critical acclaim. In 2007 The Observations was shortlisted for the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction and features in Richard and Judy's Top 100 Books of the Decade.

Harris's second novel, Gillespie and I, was published in the UK in May 2011 and was shortlisted for the Galaxy National Book Awards in the Popular Fiction Book of the Year category and longlisted for the Orange Prize.


Jane lives in London with her TV and film-director husband Tom Shankland.

Current Publishers
Croatian
World
Algoritam Publishers
Danish
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Borgens Forlag
Dutch
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Uitgeverij De Geus
English
UK
Faber & Faber
Greek
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Diigisi Publishing
Italian
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Neri Pozza Editore
Norwegian
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Font Forlag
Polish
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Muza SA
Portuguese
Portugal
Editorial Presenca
Romanian
World
Editura Leda
Russian
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Eksmo Publishers
Serbian
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Laguna
Spanish
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El Aleph Editores
Swedish
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Damm Forlag
Turkish
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Epsilon Yayincilik