Jonathan Taylor is author of the memoir Take Me Home: Parkinson’s, My Father, Myself (Granta Books, 2007). He is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at De Montfort University, and co-director of arts organisation and small publisher Crystal Clear Creators. His articles, stories, poems and reviews have appeared in newspapers and magazines including the Guardian, The Times and the Times Literary Supplement. He is the author of the books Science and Omniscience in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Mastery and Slavery in Victorian Writing. He is currently completing a novel, Entertaining Strangers.