Juliet Jacques

Juliet Jacques (1981) is a writer and a filmmaker based in London. She has published two books, with the most recent being “Trans: A Memoir” (Verso, 2015). Her short fiction, journalism, criticisms and essays have been published in numerous newspapers, magazines and websites, while her short films have been screened in galleries and at festivals across the world. She also teaches art and creative writing, and hosts the podcast “Suite(212)”, which looks at the arts in their social, political and cultural contexts. Jacques’ work has appeared in The Guardian, where she documented her gender reassignment in a landmark series entitled “A Transgender Journey” (2010–12). Her column was longlisted for the Orwell Prize in 2011. She completed a PhD in Creative & Critical Writing at the University of Sussex in July 2019.