Jeremy Treglown was born in May 1946. He was educated at Bristol Grammar School and St Peter's College, Oxford.
In the 1970s he wrote regularly for the New Statesman on fiction and for The Times and Plays and Players on theatre and he now reviews for various newspapers and magazines including The Spectator and the Sunday Telegraph. He has also been published in The New Yorker and Granta.
He is currently Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick. He has written biographies of Henry Green which won the Dictionary of Literary Biography Award in 2000, V.S. Pritchett, which was shortlisted for the 2004 Whitbread Award for biography and for the Duff Cooper Prize and Roald Dahl.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a member of the Society's Council.