Welcome to Tristram Cooke, Poet and author of The Looney Bin Blues

Welcome to my brand new website

Hello, my name is Tristram Cooke and I am an English author now living in Mexico. I always wanted to be a novelist. However I have recently written a poetry book The Looney Bin Blues which is published by Matador.

I am currently working on my next book The Unreconstructed Fat Cat which I’m hoping to share more of when the time comes.

Interested in my book?

The Looney Bin Blues is a collection of poetry inspired by the author’s current country of residence, Mexico, as well as his hometown of Watford in England. The collection covers a broad range of subject areas and themes, from the forming of Mexico’s Constitution(1917) after its 1910 Revolution, to Cooke’s take on secularism, to a tribute to his former place of study, Thames Valley University, and a touching ode to his partner Maricruz and her two sons.

You can buy a copy from by clicking below:

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Check out some of my poetry reading…