Biography

                            

Thomas McColl has had poems published in magazines such as Envoi, Iota, Prole, International Times and Ink, Sweat and Tears, and his first full collection, ‘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 Celine’s Salon, The Quiet Compere, Birkbeck Writer’s Room and Newham Word Festival – and has been featured on Brum Radio, East London Radio, BBC Radio Kent, BBC Radio WM and TV’s London Live. His second collection, ‘Grenade Genie’, was published by Fly on the Wall Press in April 2020. 

Signed copies of Thomas’s books can be purchased via his shop page, here, and he can be contacted via the Contact page on this website or via Instagram or Twitter