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Thomas Stewart

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Contact: tomstewart0808@googlemail.com
Local authority: Edinburgh City
Languages: English
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Thomas Stewart (he/him) is a Welsh writer based in Edinburgh. In 2021 he was awarded a New Writers Award from Scottish Book Trust. empire of dirt, his debut poetry pamphlet, a Poetry Book Society selection, was published by Red Squirrel Press in 2019. Based on a true story, his second pamphlet, will be published in November 2022 by fourteen publishing.

He was highly commended in the Verve 2020 Poetry Competition. His poetry has been included in the following anthologies: Creating in Crisis (Polari Press, 2021), We've Done Nothing Wrong, We've Nothing To Hide (Verve Poetry Press, 2020) and Best Scottish Poems 2019.

His work has been published in Poetry Wales, Butcher’s Dog, fourteen poems, The Amsterdam Quarterly, And Other Poems, The Glasgow Review of Books, The Stockholm Review of Literature, among others. He was a writer in residence at Arteles, Finland.

He is the host of Lovecrumbs Readings and can be found at Twitter: @ThomasStewart08

Local authorities can visit

East Lothian; Edinburgh City; Glasgow City; Midlothian; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Chairing events; Panel event; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop

Audience can work with

Adult learners; English as an additional language (EAL); Intergenerational learning; People experiencing mental health problems; Reluctant readers; Vulnerable young people (under 18)

Topics of work

Activism & protest; Adolescence; Adventure; Animals; Childhood; Class & society; Coasts, seas & oceans; Contemporary fiction; Crime fiction; Death, grief & bereavement; Discrimination & prejudice; Editing & editing your own work; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Family; Fantasy; Food; Friendship; Gender equality; History; Horror; Human rights; LGBTQIA+ characters; Loneliness & isolation; Love & romance; Mystery & thriller; Nature; Politics; Publishing & getting published; Violence & abuse; Wars & conflicts

Age groups published for

Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

9-11; 12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+