Tim Thorne: 'Running Out Of Entropy' - launched Hobart, 1st March 2018
This is Tim Thorne’s fifteenth collection of poetry. Over a career spanning more than fifty years, he has won a number of prizes for his work, including the Stanford Writing Scholarship (1971), New Poetry Award (1973), Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship (1978), Gleebooks Poetry Sprint (1995), grant & fellowwhips from Australia Council (1975, '77, '78 & '79), from Arts Tasmnia (1986 & '82), and from the Eleanor Dark Foundation (1993), Launceston Poetry Cup (2006, '08), William Baylebridge Award (2007), Christopher Brennan Award (2012), and the Gwen Harwood Poetry Prize (2014).
He has twice been a finalist in the National Poetry Slam, was Director of the Tasmanian Poetry Festival from 1985 to 2001, and is a life member of the Tasmanian Writers Centre.
He was born in Launceston Tasmania, where he lives with his wife, Stephanie.