Robert Westfield is an American writer, who won two Lambda Literary Awards in 2007 for his debut novel Suspension. The novel, published in 2006 by Harper Perennial, was nominated for and won Lambdas in the categories of Gay Fiction and Gay Debut Fiction.
Born in 1972 in Maryland, Westfield attended Columbia University in New York City, winning several student awards for his writing. He has also written several plays, including A Wedding Album, The Pennington Plot, A Tulip Economy and A Home Without, as well as acting as cowriter and dramaturg for plays by Marc Wolf, including Blessed Plot and Another American: Asking and Telling. His second novel, tentatively titled The Sightseers, has not yet been published.