Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott was born and raised in Houston, Texas, before coming to call first Los Angeles, then London her adopted homes. She studied Directing at Carnegie Mellon University, screenwriting at the University of Southern California, and has been honoured by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as a Finalist for the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. She graduated from UEA’s Creative Writing Prose Fiction MA with distinction. Kelleigh was the winner of the 2015 Bridport Prize Peggy Chapman- Andrews Award for a first novel. She was additionally shortlisted for the Historical Novel Society New Novel Award, the Myriad Editions Competition and the Lucy Cavendish College Fiction Prize. Swan Song, her first novel, was published in 2018 by Penguin Random House/ Hutchinson. It was named one of the Books of the Year by The Times, and has been longlisted for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction.
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