Jenny Downham is a British novelist born in 1964. Her first career was as an actress. During that time she worked various jobs, door to door saleswoman, mushroom farm worker, etc. Writing was her creative outlet. In 2003 she entered the London Writer's Competition and won first prize. By 2005 her first novel was published. Her books include Before I Die, Now is Good, You Against Me, and Unbecoming. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)