Jonathan D Smith

" Award-winning author and executive-producer of a documentary film. I write in the non-fiction genre; significant events in Bermuda's history. "






What do you do in your creative field?

I'm a published author and executive film producer. Have won local and international awards for both. Two non-fiction books completed; two on the way.

What year did you start creating?

I started writing seriously in 2008. First published book: 2011, second: 2015, third is due in 2022, and a fourth in 2023.

What influences your work? What makes it unique?

Significant events in Bermuda's history. Wrote the first, detailed account of the events leading up to the 1977 riots and aftermath.

Anything Else?

My writing draws on skills learned in a successful law enforcement career as a criminal investigator: research and evidence-based and draws on varied skill-sets as a strategic leader in law enforcement, public service and the private sector. Bermuda-based. Topics include: WWII, the 1977 riots, the 2020 global pandemic and policing. Writing is strictly a part-time hobby as I remain fully immersed in private sector business. Book and film projects under the auspices of Island Flames Ltd.