Nicholas Murray is a biographer, novelist, poet and literary activist. He has written on Chatwin, Huxley, Marvell, Victorian travellers, the Great War poets; plus two novels and Real Bloomsbury (2010) and Crossings: A Journey Through Borders (2016) for Seren. He has reviewed for the Independent and TLS, and runs the Rack Press series of poetry pamphlets, in addition to teaching writing and biography at Kings College London. He is a Fellow of the Welsh Academy and a member of English PEN. In 2015, Nicholas won the Basil Bunting Award for Poetry. His website is www.nicholasmurray.co.uk and his lively blog is www.bibliophilicblogger.blogspot.com.