Jesse Ball | In Conversation | Granta Magazine

Jesse Ball | Interview

Jesse Ball & Josie Mitchell

‘Confusion is the only natural response to the world, the alternative would be to just fall in with everyone else’s plans.’

Jesse Ball

Jesse Ball (b. 1978, New York) is known for absurd and philosophical works of social criticism, often in the form of novels. His prize-winning books have been published in many languages. Since 2007 he has been on the faculty of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Josie Mitchell

Josie Mitchell is an editor at Granta magazine, and writes elsewhere on books.

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