Thom Young


Author's Bio

Thom Young is a writer from Texas. His last poetry collection A Little Black Dress Called Madness hit #1 Poetry in Germany. He is a 2017 Pushcart Prize nominee and his work appears in over a hundred literary journals including International Journal of Poetry, Poetry Quarterly, 3am magazine, Word Riot, Thirty West, and many more. He's one of Amazon's most popular poets and continues to churn out original thoughtful prose and poetry.

Publications & Prizes

Prizes won: 

2008 Million Writers Award nominee/ 2016 Pushcart Prize nominee

#1 Poetry book in Germany for my book A Little Black Dress Called Madness

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Charles Bukowski, Herman Hesse, Hubert Selby Jr., Anthony Burgress
What I'm reading now: 
Bone Palace Ballet by Charles Bukowski by The Waiting Seed by Anthony Burgress

More Information

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Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Temple, TX
Raised in: 
New Braunfels, TX
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Last update: Jun 18, 2017