‘The most traditional of the Faber New Poets, Warner is also the most nuanced and attentive. His unshowy lyrics invariably crystallize around an insight; a moment of laser-beam lucidity.’
Sarah Crown, Poetry Review, 2010
Tom Warner was born in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, but now lives in Norwich. He won an Eric Gregory Award in 2001, a Faber New Poets Award in 2010, the ink-sweat-and-tears Norfolk Prize in 2009 and 2010, the Escalator Prize in 2011 and the Plough Prize in 2011. A pamphlet of Tom’s poetry was published by Faber & Faber in 2010.
Tom works as a visiting poet to schools, delivering creative writing sessions to groups of all ages and abilities.