Tom Thompson is the author of The Pitch and Live Feed, both published by Alice James Books. His poems, essays and reviews have appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Boomerang, Boston Review, Conduit, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, electronic poetry review, Fence, The Hat, Pleiades,, The Stand, Volt, Xantippe and other publications.

Currently Group Director of an advertising agency that specializes in publishing, he has also taught literature at Dartmouth College and the University of Iowa and poetry writing in New Jersey High Schools. He currently lives in New York City and Coxsackie, NY with his wife, Miranda Field, and their two sons.