Jon Ransom grew up in Norfolk. Queer and working-class, Jon is currently a mentee on the 2019 Escalator Talent Development scheme at the National Centre for Writing, revising his debut novel The Whale Tattoo.


The Whale Tattoo excerpt, Free Reads an Anthology

Skullovision, Spelk

Dancing at the Backdoor, MoonPark Review

The Taste of Triangles, FIVE:2:ONE #thesideshow

A History of Sheds, SAND Journal

Brother Sounds (Lambda Award Finalist - LGBTQ Anthology), Foglifter Press

Pink Sky, Lost Balloon


National Centre for Writing/Case Study