About

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Thom Sullivan is a writer, editor and reviewer of poetry. His debut book of poems, CARTE BLANCHE, won the 2017-18 Noel Rowe Poetry Award, and has been shortlisted for the 2020 Mary Gilmore Award. It is available from Vagabond Press as a paperback and a limited edition hardback.

His poems have appeared in: Australian Book Review (States of Poetry), Australian Love PoemsAustralian Poetry Anthology, The Best Australian Poems 2014 and 2015, The Canberra Times, Cordite Poetry Review, Eureka Street, InDaily, The Independent Weekly, In Your Hands: A Poetry Collection for Isolated Times, Marrickville Pause, Otoliths, Overland, The Sky Falls Down: An Anthology of Loss, Tincture Journal, Transnational Literature and Westerly.

A short collection of his poems was published in New Poets 14 (Wakefield Press, 2009).

His reviews have appeared in Plumwood Mountain and Cordite Poetry Review.

He regularly works with other Australian poets as an editor of their poetry.

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).

He grew up in Wistow/Bugle Ranges, a farming area in the southern Mount 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, where he works in public policy.

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Wombwell Rainbow interview (2019)

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4 thoughts on “About

  1. Hello Thom
    The ABR post was my introduction to you. I’m so glad you read that marvellous Ammons poem. He’s one of my very favourite poets and should be much better known in Australia I think.
    I shall now look for and enjoy your own work!
    Helen

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    1. Helen, thank you for getting in touch: it is very much appreciated! I’m always so pleased to come across admirers of Ammons’ work! He is a great favourite of mine! Kind regards, Thom

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