Jack Little (b. 1987, London) is a writer, teacher, sportsman and social activist who started The Ofi Press firstly to publish things that jump out at him and smack him in the mouth as well as a means to give exposure to young Mexican writers by publishing their work in both English and Spanish.
After graduating from university in 2009, Jack left his spiritual home of Newcastle to live in the buzzing metropolis of Mexico City. He has lived there for over three years working as an editor of school books, sports coach and teacher. His claim to fame is being the manager of the Mexican national cricket team. In December 2012, Jack represented Mexico against El Salvador and Guatemala at the Volcano Cup in San Salvador as their wicket keeper.
Since arriving to Mexico, Jack completed a creative writing course at the UNAM and is currently studying for an MA in Education. He is a member of the Mexico City International Writers' Circle. In his spare time he enjoys learning Spanish, sports and sleeping on park benches.
Jack has had poetry published with 3:AM Magazine, Kerouac's Dog, Warwick Unbound, Calliope Nerve, The Bubble, Eunoia Review, Blue Pepper Magazine, In Other Words: Merida, Every Day Poets , Scissors and Spackle, Bakwa Magazine, The Black Light Engline Room, Ink Sweat and Tears, Material, Myths of The Near Future, Establishment, the Barehands Anthology, New Linear Perspectives, Morphrog, P-oint and Open Mouse (from Poetry Scotland). He has had his poems featured on the Young Poets Network website and also has forthcoming publications with Wasafiri, Repentino, Luzzeta, Lighthouse and the "Double Bill" anthology from Andy Jackson (2014). He writes a regular column for The Bubble Magazine and also blogs for the Conversations Across Borders project. In October 2013, Jack will begin blogging for Wasafiri Magazine. He was a winner in the Bubble Creative Writing Competition in March 2013. In March 2012, Jack read at the Linares Literary Festival in Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
He is currently sending out his manuscript of poems [7.05am] to publishers. The title poem was published in Ink, Sweat and Tears in December 2012.
You can contact Jack at: firstname.lastname@example.org