Emily Morris has had her writing published in The Pool and Huffington Post and has featured on BBC Woman’s Hour. Her debut book, My Shitty Twenties, is a memoir about single pregnancy and parenthood based on her award-winning blog of the same name. My Shitty Twenties was published by Salt in the UK in July 2017 and has been optioned for TV by Lime Productions. Emily has written a pilot for a sitcom drama inspired by her experiences of being a young, single mother. She also writes short fiction and is currently working on a novel. Emily lives in Manchester and teaches writing workshops to both young people and adults.
“The freshest, frankest, wisest, ballsiest memoir I've read. Daring, eloquent, and important: a glorious tale of one woman’s triumph over the past and her own fears as she learns how to be a single parent in a world where single is still a dirty word. I cried heaps and adored every page.” – Emma Jane Unsworth, author of Animals.
“I just finished Emily Morris’ memoir and I ADORED it - funny, sad, moving, gorgeously written. I recommend it HARD!” – Daisy Buchanan, author of How to Be a Grown Up.
“I ripped through Emily Morris' memoir of young single motherhood and was rooting for her all the way. Viva My Shitty Twenties!” – Amy Liptrot, author of The Outrun.