Jonathan is a poet and a deputy head teacher in Cumbria.
Jonathan is a deputy head teacher at a primary school in Cumbria. His poetry has appeared in print and online in a number of books and magazines including: The Big Issue, Poems For Freedom, Northern Life, The Teacher, Ink Sweat & Tears, Obsessed With Pipework, Atrium, Zoomorphic, Riggwelter, Amaryllis, Three Drops, Eye Flash, Picaroon, The Blue Nib, Morality Park, Milestones, Curlew Calling, Curlew Moon, Diversifly and the Handstand Press Cumbrian Poetry Anthology, This Place I Know. His short stories and poetry for children have been published in The Black Country Arts Foundry, The Looking Glass, Amazing, Poetry Roundabout, The Caterpillar Magazine and The Stew. Through TMB Books, he has published a collection of light poetry entitled My Camel's Name Is Brian.
He is still the poet laureate for The Tripe Marketing Board and Rossendale Sunday Clog Market and often appears at spoken word events such as Verbalise in Kendal, Poem and a Pint at Greenodd, Kabaret at Kittchen in Hawkshead and Spotlight in Lancaster.
- How Bad It Is northernjim.wordpress.com/2018/05/28/how… #poetry
- Leadsom and her ilk are ruining our country. This is the response of the Government to young people's genuine conce… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
- Bonnie’s Crew #IssueOne northernjim.wordpress.com/2019/02/09/bon… pic.twitter.com/ZhCYvSTc1r