About Tom Kavanagh

Adults used to call me, 'Tom Tom the ticking time bomb', but now I just go by Tom. I'm a writer based in Brighton, United Kingdom, mainly focusing on Young Adult fiction. I'm particularly interested in mental health, and so each of my books focus on a different disorder, ranging from anxiety and depression, all the way to paranoid schizophrenia. 

Tom Kavanagh’s Books


“My name’s Katie. I’m 15 years old. I have a dog. He’s called Sparky. And I think I’m depressed. That’s all for now. I don’t really feel like talking anymore today. I just thought you might be able to help me…” Katie is a teenage girl battling with depression after her closest friend commits suicide…. [Read More]

Quiet Boy

‘Hi, my name’s Quiet Boy. I’m not going to tell you my name because it would be giving up my secret identity, so for now you can call me Quiet Boy, or QB for short. I don’t have any special powers, or an exciting superhero story. But I wanted to write this all down. And… [Read More]

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