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. 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.