Thomas Dooley

Thomas Dooley is the author of Trespass, a National Poetry Series selection. His poetry, collaborations and interviews have appeared widely, most notably on NPR, Poets & Writers, Academy of American Poets and “PBS NewsHour.” A practitioner of narrative medicine, Thomas is the founder of SURGE, a magazine publishing the poetry and stories of hospitalized teens and has presented internationally on the subject of pediatric illness narratives. As Founding Artistic Director of Emotive Fruition, a New York-based collective of poets and actors, he has created live performances of poetry for New York audiences and was recently featured on NPR’s hit show Radiolab. A member of the creative writing faculty at New York University, Thomas lives and writes in Brooklyn, NY.