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Jacob Ross

Jacob Ross has been hailed as ‘a writer of formidable technical range and emotional depth’. He is Associate Fiction Editor at Peepal Tree Press.

Jacob Ross is a novelist, short story writer, editor and creative writing tutor. His latest book, The Bone Readers, marks a new departure into crime fiction, and won the inaugural Jhalak Prize in 2017. His literary 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 is currently working on a collected short stories, Tell No-One About This, which will be published by Peepal Tree in Autumn 2017.

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