Jonathan Chatwin


Jonathan Chatwin is a writer from Birmingham, England, and author of Anywhere Out of the World, a literary biography of the travel writer and novelist Bruce Chatwin. He holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Exeter.

His essays and articles have been published by the British Film Institute, Caixin, the Los Angeles Review of Books and the Asian Review of Books, and he writes regularly on Chinese history and culture for a range of publications.

Jonathan is currently completing a non-fiction work based on a journey across Beijing, titled Long Peace Street: A Walk in Modern China, which will be published in 2019 by Manchester University Press

Buy Anywhere Out of the World: The Work of Bruce Chatwin here:

Amazon UK

Amazon US

Manchester University Press

'[An] intelligent and readable survey ... Jonathan Chatwin's acute probing yields the best account yet of the origins of [Bruce] Chatwin's restless mania.' The TLS, 15th February 2013