Author  ·  Damian Le Bas

Damian Le Bas
Damian Le Bas

Damian Le Bas was born in 1985 into a large Gypsy family. He is a native speaker of the Romany language and read Theology at Oxford, where he graduated with the top First in his year.

Damian is widely published as a poet, journalist and dramatist. His debut travelogue, The Stopping Places, was published by Chatto & Windus in 2018.

Damian won a Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for Non-Fiction in 2016 and has been a midweek guest at the Ted Hughes Arvon Centre in Hebden Bridge.

The Stopping Places has been shortlisted for the 2019 Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year award.

Damian Le Bas  ·  Books

The Stopping Places

Chatto & Windus


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