Adam C. Lambert was born in Kingsport, Tennessee.

He earned his B.A. in English and Philosophy at East Tennessee State University and his M.F.A. in Creative Writing at the University of Montana. He was nominated for a Pushcart Prize as an undergraduate, and has over 30 publications to date. After spending time overseas in England and Germany, he moved to Missoula where he taught creative writing at the University of Montana. He currently lives in Lexington, Kentucky where he works as an advertising creative and copywriter.