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. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Gordon Gekko.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Being in love and able to sleep, and having come down from an early evening shower, hair combed and a fresh shirt on (extra starch), warm air blowing off the sea, and someone putting a pre-dinner drink in my hand, ice clinking. In other words, a Zara poster.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. The mob.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Think I'm honor-bound to say myself, no?