Thomas Leveritt

Thomas Leveritt is an award-winning portrait painter. He has also worked as a computer programmer, biodiesel manufacturer and beer distributor. Raised in Dallas, Texas, he was sent at age eight to boarding school in the United Kingdom, where he now lives. The Exchange-Rate between Love and Money was awarded the Betty Trask first novel award.

Books by this Author

The Exchange-Rate Between Love and Money

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. It's hours before midnight that count.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Grilled cheese sandwich: white bread, Tesco economy mild cheddar, tomatoes, lettuce and tabasco. Chocolate milk to chase.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Let Down, Radiohead; The Execution of All Things, Rilo Kiley; Just Like Christmas, Low; Modern Girl, Sleater-Kinney; Surface to Air, The Chemical Brothers.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. The mob.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I talk too fast.

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