Jonathan is the founder and former Editor-in-Chief of, a biannual literary webzine devoted to publishing engaging personal essays, memoirs, art, fiction, humor and more.

He was was recently published in The Opiate Magazine and Narrative Northeast.  His short story, “Conch,” was named the fiction category winner for the Fall 2017 issue of Cardinal Sins.  His short story, “Another Alien Invasion,” was published by All The Sins and his story, “Dear Carlotta,” appeared in the summer, 2018 issue of The Rappahannock Review.  His short story, “The David,” was turned into a podcast by  He has had fiction published in Plasmotica and his essay, “The Shawshank Redemption Redemption,” was published recently in Drunk Monkeys.  Please click the Fiction page of this website for links.

His play, Sing Sing, was selected as a semi-finalist for the 2016 Eugene O’Neil Playwriting Conference.  His play, Insomnia, was a finalist for the Summer Scribes Series, 2014, for 12 Peers Theater and was selected as a semi-finalist for the 2013 Eugene O’Neill Playwriting Conference.  Jonathan’s play, Prayer, was produced by Nouveau 47 in Dallas in March, 2012.  Prayer was originally produced at the New York City Fringe Festival, 2008. Prayer was a semi-finalist in the annual Reverie Productions Play competition in New York, 2008.  Jonathan’s play, Better Lucky Than Smart, was produced by Manhattan Theatre Source in August/September 2010. Violins, a ten-minute play, was one of the winners of the Bite-Sized International Playwriting Competition and was performed at the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals, 2008 and 2014, and was an audience favorite at the 2010 InGenius short play festival in New York City. His short plays, Get Bruised and Get Bruised, Part II, were also produced in New York.  His play, Jim and Dana, was a 2009 finalist in the Oxford, MS Ten-Minute Play Contest. He has several published short stories and has written a dozen science non-fiction books for children. Mr. Kravetz has edited and ghostwritten several essays and memoirs.  Mr. Kravetz is one of the founding members of the prestigious Writers Forum at the Manhattan Theatre Source in New York. Mr. Kravetz is also the founder of the monthly reading series, Trumpet Fiction, which is held the second Saturday of every month at KGB Bar in the East Village. Jonathan holds a Masters in Cinema Studies from NYU and an MFA from Queens College where he was a Louis Armstrong resident.  He teaches fiction and dramatic writing in New York City and drama at FIT, State University of New York.