James (Jim) Flint

James Flint, photo by Philippe Matsas
James Flint, photo by Philippe Matsas

James Flint is a British author of four novels and one book of short stories. His third novel, The Book of Ash, is based on the life of atomic artist James Acord and won an Arts Council Writers Award; it was described by The Independent's leading literary critic as "a bold British counterpart to DeLillo's Underworld."

In 2002 Flint’s short story The Nuclear Train was adapted for Channel 4 television, and his journalism has appeared in The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Observer, Sight & Sound, Time Out, The Times, The Independent, Arena, The Economist, Dazed & Confused and many others. From 2009-2012 he was Editor-in-Chief of The Telegraph Weekly World Edition and he is currently the co-founder and CEO of the health communications start-up Hospify.

His forthcoming book – Midland is due for release in 2017.