Emily Woof

Born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Emily Woof has written for stage, film and radio. Her plays include ‘Sex III’ for the Royal Court, ‘Revolver’ and ‘Going Going’ for the South Bank Centre, and, for BBC Radio 4, ‘Pianoman’, ‘Baby Love’ and ‘Home to the Black Sea’. She wrote and directed ‘Meeting Helen’ for FilmFour, and directed the prize-winning short film ‘Between The Wars’. She has also worked as a trapeze artist and actor; her screen credits include ‘Oliver Twist’, ‘The Full Monty’, ‘Pandaemonium’, ‘This Year’s Love’ and ‘Velvet Goldmine’. Her first novel The Whole Wide Beauty was published to great acclaim in 2010. She lives in London with her husband and two children.

Bibliography

The Lightning Tree

The Lightning Tree

Faber & Faber, 2015
The Whole Wide Beauty

The Whole Wide Beauty

Faber & Faber, 2010