Tim Grayson poet tarot king of cups Susan Yount

Tim Grayson (born 1987) is a poet and creative polymath with a range of experience in multiple fields, including art, literature, politics, technology, media, philosophy, music, events and physical culture.

His work and projects have taken him all over the globe.

 

Tim is also a lifelong martial artist, with a particular interest in submission grappling, fencing (sabre) and traditional ('Golden Age') training methods.

He lives in Leicester (UK) with his wife and two children.

Photography by Scott Choucino.

Artwork by Susan Yount.

PRESENT DUTIES:

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Head of Media for The Record, the global magazine for Microsoft's customers,

2012 - present

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Poet-In-Residence, 2014 - present

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Producer, Keats The Musical, 2021 - present

ANTERIOR ROLES:

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Visiting Lecturer, 2012 - 2014

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Scriptwriter, speaker and panellist, 2011 - 2018

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Cultural Ambassador for Poetry & Creative Writing, 2009

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Patron, 2008 - 2015

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Mayoral Candidate, Leicester City, 2015

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Leader,

Leicester Assistance Homeless Project,

2016 - 2018

MISC. HIGHLIGHTS:

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Visiting Speaker, Leicester Secular Society, 2016

Performer, 'Decadence and the Senses' interdisciplinary conference, 2014

Creative work showcased, 2015

Co-Founder, the 'Brothellian' movement, 2009

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Commissioned by BBC Radio Leicester on behalf of LCFC to write a poem for 'Backing the Blues Day' before their historic Premier League victory, 2016.

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Featured in 'On Jack's Road' (a documentary about following in the footsteps of Jack Kerouac), 2012

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Interviewed Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman, 2020

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Political commentary, 2015

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Interviewed Gail Potocki for Zymbol cover story, 2015

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Hosted the launch party for the 'Amazing Lionheart Project' (the largest crochet sculpture in the world), in the run up to the Olympic Games, 2012