Zoe Lambert

ZOE LAMBERT is a Manchester based writer. She has an MA in Creative Writing at UEA and a PhD from Manchester Metropolitan University. She lectures on the creative writing MA at the Universities of Bolton and Edge Hill. She was the founder of cult Manchester literature night, Verberate, and is a member of the board of the Northwest Short Story Network. She is an active campaigner for the rights of asylum seekers. Her fiction has appeared in Lamport Court, Bracket and The Independent on Sunday. A sequence of her stories first appeared in Ellipsis 2 (Comma, 2006). Her first full collection The War Tour was published in 2011.

Publications by Zoe Lambert

The War Tour

Zoe Lambert’s stories weave a dark and disturbing web, interlacing documentary accounts with imagined testimonies to give voice to the many silenced casualties of war.

Anthologies featuring Zoe Lambert

Bracket: A New Generation in Fiction

The latest in Comma’s acclaimed series of short story anthologies, Bracket brings together 20 of the country’s most promising, previously unpublished writers.

Ellipsis 2: Comma Modern Shorts

The stories in Ellipsis 2 demonstrate the transforming, often alienating affect a relationship can have on the individuals in it, and remind us that being next of kin isn’t always kind.

Litmus: Short Stories from Modern Science

This anthology draws out and distills science’s love of narrative from a wide range of scientific disciplines, weaving theory into very human stories, and delving into the humanity of theorists and experimenters as they stood on the brink of momentous discoveries.

Beta-Life

Short Stories from an A-Life Future