Author: Jonathan Ball


My Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech

A Nobel Prize, for me? You’re too kind. It’s a great honour to accept this award, and the eight million kronor that comes with it. It’s all there? I’m afraid I can’t stay for the rest of the evening, but before I go I’d like to talk a little bit about my novel, the one […]


Leatherface Sonnets

or, What Can Writers Learn from Leatherface? Want some sonnets about Leatherface from The Texas Chain Saw Massacre? TRICK QUESTION! BECAUSE OBVIOUSLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Below, you’ll find the text for my talk on horror and writing, what we writers can learn from Leatherface of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre fame about being an artist. You can also […]

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