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Thomas was born in Seattle, Washington, and has lived and worked in Tamil Nadu, India, and Oaxaca, Mexico.
His books include The Safety of Edges, a collection of poems; Give, Eat, and Live: Poems of Avvaiyar, the first literary translation into English of this 12th century Tamil poet, woman, and saint; Body and Earth: Notes from a Conversation, written with the artist C.F. John; and A Feast for the Tongue: Forty Servings of Spoken Tamil with Helpings of Equally Spoken English, written with the scholar Dr. K. V. Ramakoti.
He is currently completing translations of the Tamil classic of poetry and philosophy, Tiruvalluvar’s Tirukkural, and of Juan Rulfo’s masterpiece, Pedro Páramo. He also performs regionally and beyond, combining poetry, story, magic, and song in talks and presentations for the young and old alike.