Welcome to JennyDownham.com

Hello, I’m Jenny.

I’m the author of Before I Die, You Against Me, Unbecoming and Furious Thing.

You can find out more about me and my books by clicking on the links above.


Jenny Downham Books

Jenny Downham Short Biography

Jenny Downham was an actress for many years before concentrating on her writing full-time. She lives in London with her two sons.

Her book BEFORE I DIE was critically acclaimed and was shortlisted for the 2007 Guardian Award and the 2008 Lancashire Children’s Book of the Year, nominated for the 2008 Carnegie Medal and the 2008 Booktrust Teenage Prize, and won the 2008 Branford Boase Award.