Tom is a writer and reader development activist, inspiring boys and men to engage with reading through their interest in sport. He writes a children’s fiction series about a football detective, the first two are Foul Play and Dead Ball and are published by Puffin UK.  His short stories have been published in collections published by Comma, Relish and Route.

Tom works in libraries promoting reading and with Premiership football clubs, often using sport as a way of exciting boys and men into loving books. He lives in Yorkshire with his wife and daughter. www.tompalmer.co.uk

Tom is the editor of Four Fathers.