- Thomas Leveritt
Thomas Leveritt is a half-American, half-British artist who works in various mediums. His roots are in figurative painting, for which he has won the
Carroll Medalfor Portraiture from the UK's Royal Society of Portrait Painters, and other painting awards from the National Portrait Gallery. [* [http://www.therp.co.uk/prizes.asp The Royal Society of Portrait Painters website] ] He has also won the Betty Trask Awardfor a first novel from the Society of Authors, for his novel The Exchange-Rate Between Love and Money. [* [http://www.thebookseller.com/news/61384-society-of-authors-crowns-its-own.html/ The Bookseller] ]
EducationRaised in Dallas, Texas, Tom was sent to boarding school in England at the age of 8. At 13 he won a full scholarship to Harrow School. He went on to study History at Peterhouse, Cambridge, graduating with a double First.
* [http://www.leveritt.com/ Official website of Thomas Leveritt.]
* [http://books.guardian.co.uk/departments/generalfiction/story/0,,2272080,00.html Interview] The Guardian (2008)
* [http://www.amazon.co.uk/Exchange-rate-Between-Love-Money/dp/1846551153/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1213876506&sr=1-1/ The Exchange-rate Between Love And Money] on Amazon.co.uk
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