Thomas Stewart (he/him) is a Welsh writer. empire of dirt, his debut poetry pamphlet, was published by Red Squirrel Press in 2019. Based on a true story, his second pamphlet, will be published in November 2022 by fourteen publishing. In 2021 he was awarded a New Writers Award from Scottish Book Trust. He was highly commended in the Verve 2020 Poetry Competition and his poetry has been selected for the Best Scottish Poems 2019 anthology and We've Done Nothing Wrong, We've Nothing To Hide, published by Verve Poetry Press, 2020. His work has also been published in Poetry Wales, Butcher’s Dog, fourteen poems, Best Scottish Poems 2019, The Amsterdam Quarterly, And Other Poems, The Glasgow Review of Books, The Stockholm Review of Literature, among others. He was a writer in residence at Arteles, Finland.