2013-2014: Tom Wyre was appointed as Staffordshire Poet Laureate for 2013/14 and has recently published ‘Through the lucid door’.
His work has received international acclaim as well as being featured in Levure Litteraire.
During his time as poet laureate, Tom Wyre was commissioned to write 14; a series of poems on the theme of life on the Home Front in WWI, that have since been turned into creative short films. 14: Life on the Home Front
This magnetic collection of poems and short films is a combination of live action, archive footage and superb animation filmed by Emmy Award winners Junction 15 and with students from the BA(Hons) Animation and BA(Hons) Stop Motion Animation and Puppet Making course at Staffordshire University.
The film has now completed its tour to libraries, arts centres and community venues.