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Born on February 13th, 1993, Dominic Francis arrived at Warwick University, got sent to an insane asylum after writing an essay about marijuana, got kicked out of Warwick University, jumped off an eighty foot bridge & into a two-month coma, then started to write a novel and sing his poems.

Dominic has released 4 albums of music and an EP under the name Walking Doctor Tonnan. His first novel is called 'God's Pretty Game of Grotesque Puppets', and he's currently working on a second novel entitled 'Over Mushroom Mountain & Beyond The Yonder'.

Dominic won the Reuel prize for Upcoming Poet in 2017. His song ‘Flu Blues’ was featured on a BBC-World service program about mental health & music also in 2017.  He loves the art of Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Gun Club, Bob Marley, Sinead O'Connor, Talking Heads, Nico, Soko, Kanye West, The Beatles, Leonard Cohen, Billie Eilish, Ampat Koshy, Cormac McCarthy, Haruki Murakami, Bruce Abrahams, Alexander Pope, Nobuo Uematsu, Santosh Bakaya, Allen Ginsberg, Rumi, Coleen Hoover, Fernando Pessoa, J.K. Rowling, Russell Brand, Daniel Kitson, Samuel Coleridge, Elizabeth Bishop, J.D. Salinger, Lord Byron and John Keats.

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