Mick Jackson is an award-winning novelist and screenwriter. His latest book Yuki chan in Bronte Country was published by Faber and Faber in January 2016.
Mick studied drama at Dartington College of Arts and attended the Creative Writing MA course at the University of East Anglia between 1991 and 1992.
His first novel, The Underground Man, was written in Cambridge and London while Jackson worked part-time as a special needs assistant. It was originally published by Picador in 1997 and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the Whitbread First Novel Award and won the Royal Society of Authors’ First Novel Award.
He has since written three more novels, a novella, a collection of stories and an e-book, all published by Faber and Faber.
He has written and directed prize-winning short films and directed a documentary for BBC2. His feature- length script, Roman Road, was produced by Zenith and broadcast on ITV in 2004.
In recent years, Mick has set up writing residencies at the Science Museum, London, and the Booth Museum of Natural History in Brighton.