Zachary Leader (born 1946) is a professor of English Literature at University of Roehampton. He was an undergraduate at Northwestern University, and later pursued graduate study both at Trinity College, Cambridge and at Harvard University. Though born in the U.S. and remaining an American citizen, Leader has lived and worked for over forty years in the UK. His best-known works are probably The Letters of Kingsley Amis, which he edited and published in 2001, and The Life of Kingsley Amis (2006, UK; 2007, US), a finalist for the 2008 Pulitzer Prize in Biography. The first volume of his two-volume biography of Saul Bellow, The Life of Saul Bellow: To Fame and Fortune, 1915-1964, will be published in May 2015 by Alfred Knopf in the US and Jonathan Cape in the UK. He is General Editor of the Oxford History of Life-Writing, a seven-volume series published by OUP, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.).