Thomas A. West, Jr. has had poetry published in many literary magazines and journals, including: The Ann Arbor Review, The Aurorean, The Connecticut River Review, The Listening Eye, POEM, The Literary Review, New Mexico Humanities Review, The Tampa Review, and Quiet Diamonds. He is the author of Nonantum Street,a book of poetry and Our Students Can Write, published with a grant from the Edward E. Ford Foundation.
A graduate of Oberlin College and Tufts University, Mr. West served in a combat zone in Korea in 1952. He taught junior and senior high school students for fifty-three years. In the 1970’s, he was Head of The Country School in Madison, Connecticut. He now resides full time in Morrison, Colorado. The Hungry Man, 2018.