Thom Sullivan is a writer, editor and reviewer of poetry. His book of poems, CARTE BLANCHE (Vagabond Press), won the 2017-18 Noel Rowe Poetry Award and the 2020 Mary Gilmore Award, for the best first book of poems published in Australia in 2019. His poems have appeared in a range of books and journals, including Australian Book Review, Australian Love Poems, Australian Poetry Anthology, and The Best Australian Poems. His reviews have appeared in Plumwood Mountain and Cordite Poetry Review. He’s been a featured writer at Adelaide Writers’ Week and SAETA’s Meet the Writers Festival 2016, 2017 and 2018. He grew up in Bugle Ranges in the Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia. He studied Arts and Law (w/Hons) at Adelaide University, and Social Science at Swinburne University, Melbourne. He lives in Adelaide.