Tim Turnbull

Tim Turnbull biography

Tim Turnbull has been a highly respected voice in poetry for over twenty-five years and is an accomplished author and visual artist. Starting in forestry, surviving punk, contributing to prison education, directing stage shows and completing a PhD – Tim’s worldly experience shines through in his deft use of language, often to irreverent and hilarious effect.

Tim is no slouch – his first full collection of poetry Stranded in Sub-Atomica (published by Donut Press in 2005 was shortlisted for Best First Collection in the 2006 Forward Prizes. In the same year, he was awarded a Performance Poetry Fellowship by the Forward Arts Foundation, the first of its kind in Britain.

Tim has published 6 full collections and contributed to multiple pamphlets and anthologies. His latest collection is Avanti!, available from Red Squirrel Press.

We are excited to announce that Tim will be contributing to The Soundscape Poetry Project – To be released by Culture Recordings later this year.