Garcés was born in Barcelona. He studied law, philosophy and literature in the University of Barcelona.
Tomas was called "The Catalan poet of song" for his short regular verses.
He worked in several literary publications: Mar Vella, which he founded, and also Ariel, Serra d'Or, Revista de Catalunya and also La Publicitat, in which he published his works under the pseudonym "Ship-Boy".
For his works he was awarded several prizes, including The City of Barcelona Award, The Generalitat de Catalunya award, Crítica Serra d'Or, Creu de Sant Jordi and Premi d'Honor de les Lletres Catalanes.
- Tomàs Garcés at the AELC (Association of Writers in Catalan Language), in Catalan, English and Spanish.
- Webpage devoted to Tomàs Garcés (lletrA (UOC), Catalan Literature Online) (in Catalan)