Jim Bennett lives near Liverpool in the UK and is the author of 72 books, including books for children, books of poetry and many technical titles on transport and examinations.
His poetry collections include;
Drums at New Brighton (Lifestyle 1999)
Down in Liverpool (CD) (Long Neck 2001)
The Man Who Tried to Hug Clouds (Bluechrome 2004 reprinted 2006)
Larkhill (Searle Publishing 2009)
The Cartographer / Heswall (Indigo Dreams 2012)
He has won many awards for his writing and performance including 3 DADAFest awards. He has been twice nominated for the Ted Hughes Award and seven times nominated for the Pushcart Award. He is also managing editor of www.poetrykit.org
Jim taught Creative Writing at the University of Liverpool and now tours throughout the year giving readings and performances of his work.