Page Lambert

Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Golden, CO 80401

Author's Bio

Page Lambert’s published writing is widely anthologized, appearing in dozens of collections. Recent essays include “Never for Sale” and “Mother Tongue” (appearing in Langscapes and Sojourns: Landscapes for the People). Her short story “The Widow of Loreto” appears in Huffington Post. Her most recent poetry appears in the Santa Fe Literary Review. Recent chapter contributions include “The Rural American West” (2018, Fulcrum Books, The Light Shines from the West). Lambert is also the author of the award-winning memoir In Search of Kinship (a Rocky Mountain best-seller), and the novel Shifting Stars (a Mountains and Plains Book Award finalist). An excerpt from her novel-in-progress All the Water Yet to Come received the 2015 Writers Studio Festival First Place Award for fiction, and she’s been featured in The Denver Post and on the cover of The Bloomsbury Review. Lambert received the “Wise Woman Fellowship Award” from A Room of Her Own Foundation the same year her popular blog, All Things Literary/All Things Natural, received the Colorado Authors’ League “Best Blog of the Year Award.”

Lambert designed and teaches “The Writing Life: Concepts, Practices, and Professionalism” and "Research for the Professonal Writer (graduate courses for the University of Denver/University College’s professional creative writing program). Lambert has been a writing coach and leader of creative adventures for 22 years. Her “River Writing Journeys for Women” were hailed by Oprah's O magazine in 2006 as “One of six great all-girl getaways of the year.” In 2019, she’ll be co-leading her 22nd annual “River Writing Journey for Women,” her 12th annual “Literature & Landscape of the Horse Retreat,” and the first "Santa Fe & Taos Writing Sojourn." Registration is open for her 6th “Peru: Weaving Words & Women Retreat” (April 2020).

A founding member of Women Writing the West, Lambert serves as an adviser to the Rocky Mountain Land Library and is a Fellow with the International League of Conservation Writers. She writes from her home in the mountains west of Denver, Colorado.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

In Search of Kinship (Fulcrum, 1997)


Shifting Stars: A Novel of the West (Forge Books, 1997)


Women Writing Nature (Sugar Mule, 2012)
Open Range: Poetry of the Reimagined West (Ghost Road Press, 2007)
Prizes won: 

2013 Wise Woman Award, A Room of Her Own Foundation; 2013 Best Blog of the Year, Colorado Authors League; 2012 Best Essay Award; “A Shape-Shifting Land” Colorado Authors League; 2011 Orlando Nonfiction Award A Room of Her Own Foundation, “These Things I Can Love,” 2009 Cutthroat Literary Award Finalist, Rick DeMaris Fiction Competition, 2005 Wyoming Arts Council Literary Fellowship Poetry Fellowship Award, 2003 Mountains & Plains Book Award Finalist, Novel Category; Shifting Stars, 1997 Wyoming Writers, Inc. Annual nonfiction contest, Third Place, 1994. Wyoming Arts Council Literary Fellowship Prose Fellowship Award, 1993. Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Award Sole Honorable Mention, 1993. Neltje Blanchan Memorial Award Sole Honorable Mention, 1993. Wyoming Arts Council Literary Fellowship Honorable Mention, 1992. Wyoming Writers, Inc. Annual fiction contest, Second Place, 1991. Neltje Blanchan Memorial Award Honorable Mention, 1991.

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European American
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Denver, CO
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Golden, Littleton, CO
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Last update: May 06, 2019