Jon McGregor (born 1976) is a British novelist and short story writer. In 2002, his first novel was longlisted for the Booker Prize, making him the youngest ever contender. His second and fourth novels were longlisted for the Booker Prize in 2006 and 2017 respectively, the latter winning in the Novel category. In 2012, his third novel was awarded the International Dublin Literary Award. The New York Times has labelled him a "wicked British writer".