Tim Clare

Tim Clare is a performance poet based in the UK. He was born in 1981, and grew up in Portishead, in South-West England. He heads up Homework, a regular poetry night in Bethnal Green and has an MA in Creative Writing from UEA. As a stand-up poet, Tim has performed nationwide including at the Edinburgh Fringe and countless festivals. He has appeared on TV, Radio and has written for the Guardian, The Times, The Independent, The Big Issue and Writing magazine, amongst others.

Books by Tim Clare


Published: July 2022

Blending memoir, self-help and science, and offering practical help, Tim Clare asks us to rethink anxiety.

The Ice House

Published: March 2020

'A strangely beautiful, beautifully strange fantasy' (SFX) about endless life, cheating death and staying true to what matters most from 'one of the UK's most versatile writers' (Grazia).

The Honours

Published: March 2020

Neil Gaiman meets Northern Lights in this dark and epic fantasy novel about the secrets we keep, the lies we need to believe and the things that are truly worth fighting for.

The Honours

Published: May 2015

Northern Lights meets Neil Gaiman in this box of delights . a dark, glittering and dangerously unputdownable novel which invites you to enter a thrilling and fantastical world unlike any other.

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