is the author of the authorised biography of Derek Jarman (Little, Brown 1999) and three novels: A Summer Tide (Abacus, 1993), Son to the Father (Little, Brown, 1995) and North Facing (Myriad Editions, 2017). As a short story writer and occasional essayist, his work has been widely anthologised, most recently in Best British Short Stories 2016, and he has also edited a collection of short stories on the theme of Seduction (Serpent’s Tail, 1994).
Tony was born in South Africa, but after graduating from Rhodes University, moved to London, where he worked as production manager at the Open Space Theatre. A spell on Ibiza, teaching English, History and Drama, was followed by a return to the UK and jobs in modelling, acting and film distribution. For the last thirty years he has been a literary agent. He is familiar with many aspects of writing, and the publishing scene in general, and has a modicum of teaching experience.