Tom Chivers is a writer, publisher and arts producer. He was born in 1983 in south London and educated at St Anne’s College, Oxford. His publications include the poetry collection How To Build A City (Salt Publishing, 2009), the pamphlets The Terrors (Nine Arches Press, 2009; shortlisted for the Michael Marks Award) and Flood Drain (Annexe Press, 2012), and, as editor, the anthologies Adventures in Form and Mount London: Ascents in the Vertical City (Penned in the Margins, 2012 & 2014). His second collection, Dark Islands, was published by Test Centre in 2015 in a limited edition. He lives in Rotherhithe with his wife and daughter.