Jesse Ball

"Jesse Ball is the author of 18 books, most recently the novel The Divers’ Game. His works have been published to acclaim in many parts of the world and translated into more than a dozen languages. He is on the faculty at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, received The Paris Review’s Plimpton Prize and the Gordon Burn Prize, and was longlisted for the National Book Award. Jesse was named one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists and has been a fellow of the NEA, Creative Capital and the Guggenheim Foundation."