Tom Leveritt is a painter, writer and filmmaker based in Suffolk, England.
He has received the Carroll Medal for Portraiture from the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, the Somerset Maugham Award for Literature, and the Betty Trask Award for a first novel.
He was raised in Texas, sent to boarding school in England, and took a double first in history at Cambridge. He received an Army Scholarship into the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards and a Queen Mother Bar Scholarship to Middle Temple.
DIGITAL He gets involved with re-engineering cameras for the non-visible spectrum, resulting in this 2014 viral video, and occasionally produces ultraviolet commercials, but only for Nivea.
SOME WRITING 'The Pale Cast of Thought,' about ayahuasca (Harper's Magazine); his 2008 novel: 'verbally dazzling' (Guardian), 'love story, tone poem, and seething meditation on history and politics... by turns exuberant, furious, bawdy, and mournful' (New Yorker), with a 'frankly awful jacket' (Daily Mail).
PRESS Guardian, Der Spiegel, Simon & Schuster, io9, Slate, 3AM Magazine, Trainwreck'd, NY Daily News, Fast Co.
CONTACT tmj at leveritt dot com
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