Sonia Lambert

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Sonia Lambert

Sonia Lambert is working towards a PhD in Creative Writing at Goldsmiths. Her creative project is a novel about the internment of refugees during the Second World War.

Her first novel “Three Mothers” was published in 2006 by Piatkus (Little, Brown) with editions in Italy (Mondadori) and the USA (Berkley). In the past she has also written for BBC Radio 4 and for the Guardian newspaper.

Academic Qualifications

  • BSc (Econ) Government, London School of Economics
  • MA Creative Writing, University of East Anglia
  • PG Certificate in the Management of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Goldsmiths College (Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy)


Sonia teaches a short course at Goldsmiths on “Writing the City: Creative Writing inspired by London.” She has also taught short courses in creative writing for beginners at Central St Martins (UAL) and in novel writing at Haringey Literature Live.



Research Interests

Sonia’s research interests include refugee writing during the Second World War, historical fiction, and the literature of the women’s suffrage campaign.