Maitreyabandhu’s first pamphlet The Bond won the Poetry Book and Pamphlet Competition and was shortlisted for the Michael Marks Award. His second pamphlet, Vita Brevis won the Iota Shots Award and is a PBS Pamphlet Choice. His debut collection, The Crumb Road (Bloodaxe, 2013) is a PBS Recommendation. His new collection Yarn (also with Bloodaxe) was published in autumn 2015. He lives and works at the London Buddhist Centre and has been ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order for 26 years. Maitreyabandhu has written three books on Buddhism (Windhorse Publication), including the bestselling Life with Full Attention: A Practical Course in Mindfulness.