Tom Saunders began writing in his mid-thirties while taking a degree in English Literature. Later, he went on to do the MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. Many of his stories have been published in magazines and on the Internet.In 1995 he was an award winner in the Ian St James international short story competition.Three of his stories have featured in the anthology Voices From the Web. His first collection of short stories entitled Brother, What Strange Place is This? was published in 2004.A second anthology of short stories – Roof Whirl Away – was published in 2008. This was followed in 2009 by Inappropriate Happiness, a novel and To the Boy in 2012 - a collection of Tom's poems. On 26 October 2016, a third anthology of short stories was published, titled The Corner of Moon Street. A second novel All the Running You Can Do was published in 2018.
Raised on London’s not-so-wild western edge, he now lives in rural Norfolk.
He has a passion for music and photography . When not reading, Tom can be found playing his guitaror peering into the undergrowth of his garden looking for interesting shots.
Interview for 'This Writing Life'.
New Strange Places: An Interview with Tom Saunders by Ian Hocking.