Richard Lambert is a poet and novelist. He graduated from the MA in Creative Writing at UEA, and his poetry pamphlet was published in 2008, and his first collection in 2012. Individual poems have appeared in The Spectator, The Times Literary Supplement, Poetry Review, PN Review, Poetry Ireland Review, The Rialto, and The Forward Anthology 2014, and his poems have won the Yorkshire Poetry Competition and the Kent & Sussex Poetry Competition. He was the recipient of an Arts Council award for the poems in The Nameless Places and his novel, The Wolf Road, was longlisted for The Caledonia Novel Award. He has a PhD in medieval history on descriptions of landscape in medieval texts, and has worked in higher education, local government, and the NHS. He lives in Norwich.