Richard Skinner is a writer working across fiction, life writing, essays, non-fiction and poetry. He has published three novels with Faber & Faber, three books of non-fiction and two books of poetry
Richard’s poetry has appeared in the Faber anthology First Pressings (1998) and in anthologies for William Blake, John Berger and Médicines Sans Frontières. His third book of poems, ‘The Malvern Aviator’, is due from Smokestack in April 2018. (‘Richard Skinner’s The Malvern Aviator carries a freight of deep poetic intelligence.’ George Szirtes).
Richard is Director of the Fiction Programme at the Faber Academy