Jeremy Sheldon

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Jeremy Sheldon (born 1971) is a British screenwriter, author and lecturer.

Sheldon was educated at Eton College and at the University of East Anglia where he graduated with a degree in English Literature and Philosophy and an MA in Creative Writing.[1][2]

He is the author of a collection of short stories, The Comfort Zone (2002),[3][4] and a novel, The Smiling Affair (2005),[5][6] both published by Jonathan Cape.

His film work includes Best Laid Plans (2012), a British drama-thriller directed by BAFTA-winning director David Blair starring Stephen Graham, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and David O’Hara, and Montana (2014), a British urban action-thriller directed by Mo Ali.[7]

Sheldon teaches creative writing at Imperial College and Birkbeck College in London and has taught on Singapore's Writng the City project.[8][9]


  • The Comfort Zone (2002).
  • The Smiling Affair (2005).

Film Work[edit]

  • Best Laid Plans (2012) - writer, additional material.
  • Montana (2013) - writer.


  1. ^ Murugesan, Meera (25 February 2009), "Get that 'writing muscle' toned!", New Straits Times. Retrieved via the WayBack Machine archive 10 October 2012.
  2. ^ British Council. Jeremy Sheldon: Critical Perspective. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
  3. ^ Howat, Carson (1 March 2003). Book Reviews: The Comfort Zone. The Scotsman. Retrieved 10 October 2012 via Highbeam (subscription required).
  4. ^ Pearson, Amber (March 14, 2003). Book Reviews: The Comfort Zone. Daily Mail. Retrieved 10 October 2012 via Highbeam (subscription required).
  5. ^ Mukhergee, Neel (1 August 2005). "Ambushed by the ordinary". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
  6. ^ Pearson, Amber (24 June 2005)."Book Reviews: Smiling Affair". Daily Mail. Retrieved 10 October 2012 via Highbeam (subscription required).
  7. ^ IMDB. Best Laid Plans; Montana. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
  8. ^ Wright, Matthew (18 December 2007). "Novel career goals". The Guardian. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
  9. ^ Ee, Elaine (26 July 2011). "Writing The City: Nurturing Singapore's written voice", CNN. Retrieved 10 October 2012. See also Murugesan, Meera (25 February 2009).