Thom Boulton was Poet Laureate for the City of Plymouth, UK (2016 - 2020).
He is a regular performer in the South West of England, reading at Cross Country Writers, Wonderzoo, Plymouth Language Club, and The Port Eliot Festival. Over the past few years Thom has been involved in projects such as the Poppies:Wave artistic response, a robotic poetry collaboration with Volume AI, has sat on the panel for the Mayflower400 cultural bids, and co-produced a weekly poetry slot on Radio Devon during Lockdown. Thom is currently hosting his own community culture chat show 'Deadbeats' on PTown Radio.
His debut poetry collection, 'Prima Materia' was published in 2018 by Waterhare Press. Thom's second collection of poetry, GEBO (Shoals of Starlings Press) was published July 2021.