Richard Osmond was born in 1987 and grew up in St Albans. By day, he works as a forager, gathering wild plants, fruits and fungi among the hedgerows of Hertfordshire. He plays the banjo.
He is the only HappenStance poet to have marked his debut with two pamphlets at the same time.
He has had work widely published. Links can be found on his website at http://richardosmond.com
His first full collection, Useful Verses, won the Seamus Heaney First Collection Prize.
- Rock, Paper, Scissors, Picador 2019
- Useful Verses, Picador 2017
- Shill, HappenStance 2014
- Variant Air, HappenStance, 2014