Feel free to roam about and contact me if you wish.

BBC Radio 4, Sat. Sept 8 at 2.30: a radio play adapting Dennis Potter's (unused) screenplay of THE WHITE HOTEL. This is preceded by a 15 minute introduction. DP's screenplay is/was very Potteresque, and takes huge liberties with my novel, so I was rather glad it never made it to the screen. However, it may well make a good radio play. See https://www.theguardian.com/media/2018/aug/03/dennis-potter-adaptation-of-the-white-hotel-to-premiere-on-radio-4

Just out, SHADOW SONNETS, published by Indigo Dreams. See their website.

May 2018 I've begun a blog, carpe DM, of new unpublished poems - work in progress. It is useful, I think, for self-criticism to have new poems 'out there', even for a small audience. I hope too that readers will feel free to 'reply' to individual poems with a comment, whether positive or negative. The usual health-warning: ADULTS ONLY! Go to dmthomaspoems.blogspot.co.uk I've uploaded 25, written over the last few months, and hope to add more as they occur.

2018 news:
The British Library has acquired my Archive. Earlier material is at Wisconsin University.

Looking for a really handsome elegant book to give to a poetry lover? The Folio Society produced my translations of Akhmatova (Anna Akhmatova: Selected Poems) in 2016. With photographs of the great poet.

New poetry:

Simon & Schuster will be publishing my translation of Pushkin's first, long masterpiece RUSLAN AND LUDMILA, in the UK and USA, Feb 2019.

Recent publications include:

HUNTERS IN THE SNOW (Cornovia Press). My fourteenth novel, and my first for fourteen years. It is set in Vienna just before the First World War.

Recent poetry collections: MRS ENGLISH AND OTHER WOMEN and FAMILY BIBLE, both from Francis Boutle Publishers. From the same publishers my translation of Pushkin's ONEGIN.

I can be heard reading some of my poetry on the Poetry Archive. poetryarchive.org/poet/d-m-thomas.

D.M.Thomas is a British novelist and poet. He was awarded the Los Angeles Times Fiction prize for his novel The White Hotel, an international bestseller, translated into 30 languages; a Cholmondeley award for poetry; and the Orwell Prize for his biography of Alexander Solzhenitsyn. He lives in his native Cornwall, England.

I can be contacted via this site or directly to donthomascarnkie@gmail.com

Home address: Coach House, Rashleigh Vale, Truro TR1 1TJ, Cornwall, UK


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