2016 Booker Prize Judge
Dr Jon Day is a writer, critic and lecturer in modernist fiction.
Day joined King’s College London in 2014 after completing a DPhil on modernist fiction, neurology and philosophy of mind at St John’s College, Oxford, where he had studied for his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. He has written two works of creative non-fiction: Cyclogeography, about bicycles, landscapes, and his time as a cycle courier; and Homing, about pigeons, places, and the idea of home.
A Twitch Upon the Thread, an anthology of fishing writing, was published in 2019. Novel Sensations: Modernist Fiction and the Problem of Qualia was released in 2020 and explores the philosophical problem of qualia in relation to modernist fiction. He writes regularly for national newspapers and literary journals.