by George J. Dance

Thomas clark

Thomas A. Clark. Courtesy Arc Publications.

Thomas A. Clark (born 1944) is a Scottish poet.[1]


Clark was born in Greenock, Scotland, in 1944. He began writing poetry in the mid-1960's.[1] In 1973 he and artist Laurie Clark started Moschatel Press. From 1986 to 2002 they ran the Cairn Gallery, an artist-run gallery, in the Cotswolds. In 2002 they moved back to Scotland, and re-opened the Cairn Gallery in Pittenweem, Fife.[2]



  • A Still Life. Dentdale, UK: Jargon Society, 1977.
  • A Ruskin Sketchbook. London: Coracle, 1979.
  • Some Alternatives to the White Cube. London: Coracle, 1996.
  • The Hundred Thousand Places (long poem). Manchester, UK: Carcanet, 2009.
  • Yellow and Blue. Manchester, UK: Carcanet, 2012.
  • Some Particulars. North Carolina: Jargon Society, 1971.
  • Ways Through Bracken. Jargon Society, 1980.
  • Madder Lake. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1981.
  • The Tempers of Hazard. London: Palladin, 1993.
  • Tormentil & Bleached Bones. Edinburgh: Polygon, 1993.
  • One Hundred Scottish Places. Eindhoven, Holland: October, 1999.
  • Distance and Proximity. Edinburgh: Pocketbooks, 2001.
  • Green. Vermont: Longhouse Press, 2004.
  • Yellow. Vermont: Longhouse Press, 2005.

Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy the Woodland Pattern Book Center.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 David Herd, "Making Spaces: An Interview with Thomas A. Clark, Oxford Poetry, Magdalen College, Oxford, Web, Feb. 24, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Poetry of Thomas A. Clark and Laurie Clark, Woodland Pattern Book Center, Web, Feb. 24, 2012.

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