Jonathan Gibbs took the MA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) and holds a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing from UEA. He has published two novels, Randall and The Large Door. Spring Journal is his first published work of poetry. He is Programme Director for the MA and MFA Creative Writing at City, University of London, and has written on books for a variety of national newspaper and literary journals including The Guardian and the Times Literary Supplement. He also curates an online short story project, A Personal Anthology, in which writers, critics and others pick and introduce their dozen favourite short stories. He tweets at @tiny_camels.