2018 Booker Prize Judge
Jacqueline Rose is an academic and writer.
Professor of Humanities and co-director at Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, University of London, Rose is a distinguished and influential academic and writer. She is internationally known for her writing on feminism, psychoanalysis, literature, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Her non-fiction books include Sexuality in the Field of Vision, The Haunting of Sylvia Plath, Proust Among the Nations, Women in Dark Times and Mothers – An Essay on Love and Cruelty and On Violence and On Violence Against Women. She is also the author of a novel, Albertine, and writes regular essays and fiction reviews for the London Review of Books. She is a co-founder of Independent Jewish Voices in the UK and a Fellow of the British Academy.