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Robert Hamberger

Robert Hamberger has been shortlisted and highly commended for Forward

prizes, appearing in the Forward Book of Poetry 2020. He has been awarded

a Hawthornden Fellowship; his poetry has been featured as the Guardian

Poem of the Week and in British, American, Irish and Japanese anthologies.

He has published six poetry pamphlets and four full-length collections. Blue

Wallpaper (published by Waterloo Press) was shortlisted for the 2020 Polari

Prize. His prose memoir with poems A Length of Road: finding myself in the

footsteps of John Clare will be published by John Murray in summer 2021.

His website is


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