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Imogen Edwards-Jones


Imogen Edwards-Jones is an award winning journalist, broadcaster, novelist and screenwriter.


Imogen is responsible for the hugely successful Babylon series, which includes the Sunday Times bestsellers Hotel Babylon, Air Babylon, Fashion BabylonBeach Babylon and Pop Babylon. The series has sold over 1 million copies in the UK alone and been translated into some twenty different languages worldwide. The latest title in the series, Restaurant Babylon, was published in the UK in July 2013.

Imogen is also the critically acclaimed author of four novels – My Canapé Hell, Shagpile, The Wendy House and Tuscany for Beginners, as well as The Stork Club, a memoir of her struggle to have children through IVF. She has co-edited the In Bed With erotica collection, and the bestselling celebrity-packed short story collection, Big Night Out, for War Child.

A broadcaster for BBC Radio 4 and 5, a television presenter, and panellist for the satirical news show ‘This Week Only’, Imogen won the Independent writer’s scholarship straight from Bristol University, where she read Russian. She has written for The Times, the Independent, the Mail on Sunday, Arena Magazine, and The Sunday Times.

An honorary Cossack, she has travelled extensively in the old Soviet Union writing a travel book, The Taming Of Eagles: Exploring the New Russia.

Imogen is married to Kenton Allen, the Oscar and BAFTA award-winning producer and lives in London with two children.