Tim is from Stoke-on-Trent, lives in Scotland and works for Manchester Metropolitan University. He has an MFA from Syracuse University and a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, which explored mental illness in Confessional poetry. He won the Grierson Verse Prize in 2017.

His pamphlet, Lake Effect, is published by Tapsalteerie and he recently received a New Writers Award from the Scottish Book Trust.

Find out more about Tim and read selected poems on his website