Biography

                            

Thomas McColl has had poems and short stories published in magazines such as Envoi, Iota, Prole, Bare Fiction, Rising and Fictive Dream, and his first full collection of flash fiction and poetry, Being With Me Will Help You Learn, was published in 2016 by Listen Softly London Press. One of the poems from the book, The Chalk Fairy, was subsequently included in the Shoestring Press anthology, Poems for Jeremy Corbyn, and ended up getting quoted in the Evening Standard. He’s read his poetry and stories at many events in London and beyond – including Landing Place, Celine’s Salon, The Quiet Compere, Birkbeck Writer’s Room and Newham Word Festival – and has been featured on BBC Radio Kent, East London Radio and TV’s London Live. A new collection – entitled ‘Grenade Genie’ – is published by Fly on the Wall Press in April 2020. 

Thomas has an Amazon page and a Twitter account @ThomasMcColl2