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Jon is a writer and editor who specialises in hybrid forms, sequences and collaborations, a “poet of fantastic inversions” (Poetry London). His work has been published in The Sunday Times and performed on BBC Radio 4, as well as appearing in a number of British and international journals. He won an Eric Gregory Award in 2012 and the Poetry London prize in 2014 and 2016. He has been researching the interplay of poetry and digital games at UWE in Bristol since 2015.

“Voraciously experimental, precociously accomplished.” Poetry International

“Multifaceted, mega-fabricated, louche architecture.” Magma

Death Daydream Season
(Sidekick Books, 2014) • Currently unavailable

A sequence of seven calligrams, one for every major protagonist in the British espionage TV series The Avengers (1961 to 1969) and The New Avengers (1976 to 1977), in which each is imagined as a shadowy angel of death, just out of shot, looming dangerously. Uses actual episode titles. Sold as a set of greetings cards.

related: The entire sequence appears in black and white in School of Forgery. Tomboys is a similar calligraphic sequence.

Some other projects

Game Poetry

School of Forgery



Super Treasure

Death Daydream

Sidekick Books

Core Samples