Jonathan Starke is a former bodybuilder and boxer. His biggest passions are learning and travel, and he's ventured to over forty countries via hitching, couch surfing, and working exchanges. He plays the piano and loves diverse workouts, organic food, artwork, street markets, eclectic music, and anything related to helping others, especially in the arts. He's the founding editor of a literary magazine for the underdog called Palooka and works as a book editor and writing coach. His essays and stories have appeared in The Sun, Missouri Review, Threepenny Review, North American Review, Greensboro Review, Shenandoah, Brevity, Michigan Quarterly Review, River Teeth, Third Coast, Passages North, Fourth Genre, and Post Road, among others.
Publications and Prizes
Brevity, Chattahoochee Review, Fourth Genre, Gulf Coast, Michigan Quarterly Review, Missouri Review, North American Review, Post Road, River Teeth, Southeast Review, The Sun