01/04/2014

‘Jam’ by Jake Wallis Simons

Jake Wallis Simons

‘Jam’ is the new novel by UEA alumnus Jake Wallis Simons and is published by Polygon this week. Jake (pictured) graduated with a first class degree in English from St Peter’s College, Oxford, before completing his PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA in 2009. His first novel, ‘The Exiled Times of a Tibetan Jew’, was published in 2005 and was followed by ‘The English German Girl’ in 2011. A thriller, ‘The Pure’, was published under the name Jake Simons in 2012. Jake joined The Telegraph as a features writer in 2012, and in 2013 he wrote and produced ‘Meet the Settlers’, the Telegraph’s first major multi-media documentary, which won a European Newspapers Award for digital journalism. He is a regular contributor to ‘From Our Own Correspondent’ on BBC Radio 4 and the World Service and is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts.

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