Thom Sullivan grew up on a farm in Wistow/Bugle Ranges in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia, and studied Arts and Law at Adelaide University, and Social Science at Swinburne University, Melbourne. A short collection of his poems was published in New Poets 14 (Wakefield, 2009). His poems have appeared in Australian Book Review (States of Poetry), Australian Love Poems, Australian Poetry Anthology, The Best Australian Poems 2014 and 2015, The Canberra Times, Cordite Poetry Review, Eureka Street, The Independent Weekly, Marrickville Pause, Otoliths, Overland, The Sky Falls Down: An Anthology of Loss, Tincture Journal, Transnational Literature and Westerly. His reviews have appeared in Plumwood Mountain and Cordite Poetry Review. He’s been a featured writer at Adelaide Writers’ Week (podcast) and the South Australian English Teachers’ Association’s Meet the Writers Festival 2016, 2017 and 2018. His debut book of poems, CARTE BLANCHE, won the Noel Rowe Poetry Award, and is available from Vagabond Press as a softcover and a limited edition hardcover. He lives in Adelaide, where he works in public policy.
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