LANCE RICHARDSON is an Australian writer who currently lives in Austin, Texas. His work has been published in The GuardianNew York, The AtlanticSlateThe Verge, Al Jazeera, The New YorkerThe Sydney Morning Herald, and several international iterations of GQ. His first book, HOUSE OF NUTTER: The Rebel Tailor of Savile Row, was a New York Times Editors' Choice and spotlighted on 'The New Yorker Recommends'. It was also named one of the notable books of 2018 by The Sunday Times, The Mail on SundayEsquire, and the American Library Association. It is currently being adapted for television by a major studio.


Lance is now working on a biography, TRUE NATURE: The Pilgrimage of Peter Matthiessen, for Knopf/Pantheon (US) and Chatto & Windus (UK). For this project, Lance has been awarded the 2020 Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship; a Robert and Ina Caro Research/Travel Fellowship; a research fellowship at the Harry Ransom Center; and a 2020/21 residential fellowship at the Leon Levy Center for Biography (CUNY).

Lance holds a masters degree in longform journalism from the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, NYU. 

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