"Nostalgic, but not sentimental or wistful, the poems have a real sense of the here and now. They strike home."
Maitreyabandhu has won the Keats-Shelley Prize, the Basil Bunting Award, the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize, and the New Writer and Ledbury Festival competitions. His poems have been published in Poetry Review, The North and on Guardian Online, and his articles have appeared in Poetry Review, Magma and Agenda. He lives at the London Buddhist Centre and has been ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order for 20 years. He has written two books on Buddhism.