The Malvern Aviator is a new pamphlet of poems by UEA graduate Richard Skinner and is published today by Smokestack. Richard graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 1996 and is the author of three novels published by Faber: The Red Dancer (2002), The Velvet Gentleman (2008) and The Mirror (2014). His poems have been shortlisted for the Charles Causley Competition, longlisted for the National Poetry Competition, and have appeared in numerous journals. His previous books of poetry, the light user scheme and Terrace are also published by Smokestack. He is Director of the Fiction Programme at Faber Academy.