Jacob Ross

Jacob Ross is a novelist, short story writer, editor and creative writing tutor. His novel Pynter Bender was published to much critical literary acclaim and was shortlisted for the 2009 Commonwealth Writers Regional Prize and chosen as one of the British Authors Club’s top three Best First Novels. Jacob is also the author of two short story collections, Song for Simone and A Way to Catch the Dust, and the editor of Closure, Contemporary Black British short stories.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has been a judge of the V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize, the Olive Cook, Scott Moncrieff and Tom-Gallon Literary Awards.

Jacob Ross's latest book, The Bone Readers (Peepal Tree Press), marks a new departure into crime fiction, and is the first in his Camaho Quartet.

Anthologies featuring Jacob Ross

Protest: Stories of Resistance

This book asks 20 authors and 20 historians to bring crucial moments of British protest to life.