Maitreyabandhu won the Keats-Shelley Prize, the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize, and the Basil Bunting Award. He has published three collections with Bloodaxe Books: The Crumb Road, a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, Yarn and After Cézanne. Maitreyabandhu lives and works at the London Buddhist Centre and has been ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order for 30 years. He has written three books on Buddhism.