John Bevis

John Bevis has spent most of his working life with books: designing, printing and publishing them at Coracle Press; typesetting and proof-reading them at the Victoria and Albert Museum; retailing them at the Whitechapel Art Gallery bookshop; and purchasing them for a library agency.

Among his publications are collections of poetry; artist’s books, cards, prints and printed objects; catalogue essays; critical studies; true crime stories and biographies. Previous books include Aaaaw to Zzzzzd: The Words of Birds and The Keartons: Inventing Nature Photography.

He divides his time between Ironbridge in Shropshire and London.