Jon Gresham was born in England, grew up in Australia and has lived in Singapore and Thailand for the last 19 years.
Jon's debut collection of short stories, We Rose Up Slowly, was published by Math Paper Press in 2015. He is also the joint editor - with Elizabeth Tan - of In This Desert, There Were Seeds, an anthology of Singapore and West Australian short stories to be published by Margaret River Press and Ethos Books in November 2019.
Jon is a Co-founder of the Singaporean literary community, Sing Lit Station. He created the Book A Writer programme and leads the Writing the City Creative Writing Workshops at Toa Payoh Library each month.
His writing has appeared in various anthologies and literary journals including Best New Singaporean Short Stories, Esquire Singapore, In Transit: An Anthology from Singapore on Airports and air Travel, From The Belly Of The Cat, Eastern Heathens, the mono-titular anthology Coast, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, Ceriph and the flash fiction collections Twenty Four Flavours: Sushi, Century Egg, Chicken Rice & Dolphin Meat.
He also takes photos and blogs at www.igloomelts.com
From an Investment Bank to a Writing desk: An Interview with Jon Gresham, StyleGuide, July 2018
Review of We Rose Up Slowly, Anomaly Blog, June 2018
Migrant Voices, A-List, January 2018
Expat Living Singapore Oct 2015
Singapore Bookshelf, The Straits Times July 2015
Awards, Mentions & Other
Images in Left to Right, edited and published by Geraldine Kang and Kenneth Tay, April 2016
Epigram Books Collection of Best New Singaporean Short Stories Vol 2, Honourable Mention, Nov 2015
Top 10 Finalist, Mont Blanc X Esquire Singapore, The Esquire Fiction Writer Project, "Exploring New Heights" June 2015
Cover image for IgnitED, provider of multi-media issues education resources
Images based on Yeats' poem "Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven" featured in the leading poetry journal, Softblow
Images featured in videos & stories on forced prostitution & sexual slavery in India:
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