Zoe Lambert

Zoe Lambert is the current Director of the MA in Creative Writing (Modular) at Lancaster Univeristy, and teaches on the BA modules on the short story, including Crew 204: Short Story and Crew 308: Advanced Short Story. Since 2005 she has worked as an associate lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, The University of Bolton and Edge Hill University. She has also facilitated creative writing workshops around Manchester and the North West on a freelance basis. Over the past few years her short stories have been widely published in the UK. 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

Bracket brings together 20 promising, previously unpublished UK writers.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.

Resist: Stories of Uprising

The follow-up to Comma’s successful Protest: Stories of Resistance anthology, featuring twenty authors, whose stories have been written in collaboration with historians and eye-witnesses from centuries of British protest.

Resist: Stories of Uprising

The paperback edition of our popular anthology exploring 20 key moments of British protest history, from Boudica to Grenfell.


Short stories from an A-Life Future, inspired by the vway we interact with technology, the roles we adopt in an increasingly ‘intelligent’ environment, and how we interface with each other.

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.