Jacob Ross is a Grenadian novelist, editor and writers’ mentor. Hailed as ‘a writer of formidable technical range and emotional depth’, Ross’s work has been critically acclaimed internationally. In 2006 Jacob Ross was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was one of the judges of the V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize 2008. His first novel, Pynter Bender, was published in 2008, and his thrilling, visceral and meditative, and always cinematic’ crime novel The Bone Readers, the first in his Caribbean crime trilogy, won the Jhalak Prize in 2017.