London EC1V 0HB
Jessica writes fiction and non-fiction. Her work explores social class and gender in relation to place and the body. She is also interested in the boundary between fiction, memory and truth and representations of lived experience within experimental literature. Her debut novel, Saltwater was published by Sceptre in 2019 and won the Portico Prize in 2020 and her second novel, Milk Teeth was published by Sceptre in 2022. She is a Contributing Editor at ELLE magazine and she writes for the Guardian, the Independent, BBC Radio 4 and Stylist, among others. She was nominated for the ELLE list in 2020, shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction Futures and longlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award in 2022. She co-runs literary and arts magazine, The Grapevine and co-presents literary podcast, Tender Buttons.
- MA in Creative Writing, University of Kent, United Kingdom, Sep 2014 – Aug 2015
- BA in English Literature and Language, King's College London, United Kingdom, Sep 2010 – Aug 2013
- Contributing Editor, ELLE Magazine, Oct 2022 – present
- Lecturer in Creative Writing, City, University of London, Sep 2022 – present
- Associate Lecturer in Creative Writing, University of Roehampton, Sep 2021 – Aug 2022
Publications by category
- Andrews, J. (2022). Milk Teeth. Hachette UK. ISBN 978-1-4736-8283-2.
- Andrews, J. (2020). Saltwater. Sceptre. ISBN 978-1-4736-8280-1.