Jon Varese

Jon Michael Varese has been involved with the Dickens Project since 1997 -- first as a graduate student, then as the Director of Digital Initiatives, and now as the acting Director of Public Outreach. He is the author of numerous scholarly and public humanities articles on Dickens and the Victorians, and in 2012 produced the Signature Edition of Dickens's Great Expectations for general audiences. His debut novel, The Spirit Photographer, which has more than a few Dickensian undertones, was published by The Overlook Press (New York) and Duckworth Press (London) in 2018.