Tom has extensive experience in copy-editing and proofreading, contributing to published work on subjects ranging from naval history to contemporary politics.
He is now putting his skills to good use as audiobook producer and proofing co-ordinator for Rushforth Media, taking responsibility for marshalling Rushforth’s growing army of audio proofers and ensuring that only accurate and high-quality content reaches the listeners. Recent productions include titles by W. Somerset Maugham and Nicholas Blake (a.k.a Cecil Day-Lewis).
Tom graduated from Sussex University with an MA in Modern and Contemporary Literature. His other previous jobs include academic researcher and language tutor.
Tom is also a poet, writer and musician whose work has been printed in Hi Zero magazine and is forthcoming in Shearsman and Kaffeeklatsch. In his musical capacity he has contributed to the ‘In response to…’ project with an interpretation of Anselm Kiefer, and co-written the semi-improvised piece separate cat facilities, which was staged in January (both in collaboration with Jack Lowe).
His interests include South Korean cinema (the subject of his MA dissertation), comedy podcasts and pointless information from Wikipedia.