Emma Forrest joins ELLE

Monthly column from February issue

We knew that we were onto something when we saw the massive Twitter response to the beautiful piece Emma Forrest wrote last year, in the July 2013 issue, about the story of her wedding dress (download the issue here).

You loved her, we loved her, so we persuaded the acclaimed author and screenwriter to join Team ELLE. Her monthly column on life in Hollywood launches in this month's issue - out now. She said of her choice to return to journalism exclusively for ELLE UK, "I stopped doing magazine journalism about eight years ago, as I'd become disillusioned with the need to dumb down.

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This was ultimately good because it pushed me to put everything down and throw myself into screenwriting, which is now my full time profession. When I published my memoir I came to understand that my reader is very much the ELLE reader, a place where "women's articles" can be serious, lyrical and inspiring. ELLE would never tell me what to say and it feels good to share space with a writer as talented as Victoria Coren.

These are words I want to read, pictures I want to tear out. I've very proud to be in these pages. You get to interact with your audience with the publication of each book, but I am so enjoying hearing from my ladies, month to month, through the pages of ELLE."

Download the February 2014 issue of ELLE here

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