Ted Jonathan is a poet and short story writer. Born and raised in the Bronx, he now lives in New Jersey. His poems and stories have appeared in many magazines and anthologies. Translations of his work have appeared in Russian magazines. He has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His first collection Spiked Libido was published by Neukeia Press. His book of poems and short stories, Bones & Jokes, was published by NYQ Books (2009). NYQ Books has also published his latest full-length collection of poems Run (2016).