PHOTO CREDIT: Tanja Kernweiss

PHOTO CREDIT: Tanja Kernweiss

Jonathan Lee is a a 35-year-old British writer. His novels are Who is Mr Satoshi?, Joy, and High Dive.

High Dive was released by William Heinemann in the UK in October 2015 and was chosen as a book of the year by The Guardian, The Observer, and The Independent on Sunday.  For its US release in March 2016 (Knopf) it was selected for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Program and was named a New York Times Editors’ Choice. It was picked as a best book of the year in the U.S. by the New York Times (a top 10 critic pick), the Wall Street Journal (a top 10 novel of the year), the Washington Post, the Center for Fiction, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among others. Sample review coverage for the US and UK editions of High Dive can be accessed here.

Jonathan lives in New York, where he works as a senior editor at Catapult and is a contributing editor to Guernica. Previously he worked as an editor at the literary journal A Public Space.

You can listen to a BBC interview with Jonathan here, or read a recent interview for The Paris Review here.