Tom Payne

Non-fiction writer 
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Tom Payne was born in 1971. He read Classics at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. 

For four years he was deputy literary editor of the Daily Telegraph.

He lives with his wife and four children in Dorset, and teaches English and Classics at Sherborne School.


  • @RyanJohnNelson @VivGroskop Not a writer I'd willingly defend, but the piece as a whole has a different effect (while reading as an obit).

    I hope that the people who keep saying "son of a Labour councillor" about a terrorism suspect tend to know what their children are up to.

    Thought for a moment that David Cameron said "The dream of a property-owning democracy is a lie." #missingletters #election #freudian