Christopher Wilson
persona image
Christopher Wilson

Christopher Wilson is the author of several novels including Gallimauf’s Gospel, Baa, Blueglass, Mischief, Fou, The Wurd, The Ballad of Lee Cotton and Nookie. His work has been translated into several languages, adapted for the stage and twice shortlisted for the Whitbread Fiction Prize.

Wilson completed a published PhD on the psychology of humour at LSE, worked widely as a research psychologist and semiotic consultant, and lectured for ten years at Goldsmiths’ College, London University. He has taught creative writing in prisons, at university and for The Arvon Foundation. He lives in North London.

From the Journal
card image
Cover Design: The Zoo

We spoke to Senior Designer Alex Kirby about the process of designing the cover for The Zoo by Christopher Wilson. This book centres around 12-year-old Yuri, a food tester for Stalin. It’s a touching and witty satire, told through the refreshing voice of one gutsy boy who will not give up on hope. The brief […]

Cover Design
Read More