Welcome to my website

You can find information about my novels, The Male Gaze (Picador 2007), Besotted (Picador 2010) and The Book of Air (Clink Street, 2017).

My latest project, Out of the Frame: poems on paintings, is an illustrated performance based on a series of poems I wrote during the first lockdown (March-June 2020).

You can also link to my blog, where I post from time to time on random subjects.

Out of the Frame

Poster for the poems

Art from six centuries brought dramatically to life through the imagined voices of the artists, their models and the figures they represent.

The poems were performed with an actor friend at the Wandsworth Arts Fringe on the 21st June 2022.


Watch Joe Treasure being interviewed by Lucinda Hawksley on Inside Story, a Goldster Book Club series.


The cover of 'The Male Gae'

Identified as a ‘hot ticket’ by the Independent on Sunday. Selected by BBC Radio Five Live as book of the month.
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The cover of Besotted

BESOTTED unfolds like an origami bird, the layers both subtle and complex. It is a rite of passage tale about passivity and passion. Read more…

The Book of Air is a compelling, character driven tale of survival in a post-apocalyptic future.
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