One of the 2016 Laureate's Choice poets, chosen by Carol Ann Duffy
Tom Sastry was born in 1974. He is a second generation Original. His mother is Originally English and his father Originally Indian. He grew up in Buckinghamshire and has lived in Bristol since 1999. He thinks that not belonging is more interesting than belonging. He has spent most of his life in bedrooms, classrooms and offices. He enjoys having to deny that he is an anarchist. Complicity is his first pamphlet.
"Tom Sastry navigates the mysterious everyday in this honest and often funny collection, making friendships and love affairs new and strange." Carol Ann Duffy