Tom Weir was born in 1980. He has a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University and his poems have appeared in various journals. He was one of the poets featured in the 2012 anthology: Lung Jazz; Young British Poets for Oxfam and has been shortlisted for the Melita Hume prize. His pamphlet, The Outsider, won the 2014 Templar IOTA shots competition and his first full collection, All That Falling, is due out with Templar later n 2015.
He is a founder member of AFC Wimbledon and still eagerly awaits the call to become their first poet laureate. He was commended in The Poetry Society’s National Poetry Competition in 2014.