Thomas Shapcott is a Queensland-born poet and novelist.

His first book Time on Fire (Jacaranda) was published in 1961; his most recent novel is Spirit Wrestlers (Wakefield Press, 2004) and poetry collection, The City of Empty Rooms (Salt Publishing, 2006).

He was the inaugural Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide until 2005 and has now retired to Melbourne.

Pieces by Thomas Shapcott

Edition 6: Our Global Face

My Queensland - Training in resolve
Edition 21: Hidden Queensland

His grandfather
Edition 34: The Annual Fiction Edition

Griffith Review