Jim Pennington lives in London though would sometimes prefer to live in North Africa. He has worked entirely in printing and publishing after failing his BA studies at the North-Western Polytechnic, London in 1971. He collaborated, around this time, with his twin, Roy, the artist Dick Miller and the poet Allen Fisher on the establishment of Aloes Books. In 2014 he will be returning to small press publishing, with a particular emphasis on mimeo-stencil production techniques.
Jim is an independent scholar of Beat.