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Jemma Wayne

Jemma Wayne studied Social and Political Sciences at Cambridge University and began her career as a journalist at the JC. She now works freelance, splitting her time between journalism, writing for stage, and prose. Her first play, Negative Space, was staged at Hampstead’s New End Theatre to critical aacclaim.
Waking Lions and Chains of Sand
Rapidly following her acclaimed debut One Night Markowitz, Ayelet Gundar-Goshen’s second novel, Waking Lions, is a gripping, suspenseful and morally devastating drama that looks at the darkness inside all of us. Jemma Wayne, whose debut novel, After, Before, was longlisted for the distinguished Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, joins Ayelet Gundar-Goshen and Josh Glancy to talk about her forthcoming...