I have curated a group show on the art of the Anthropocene, featuring international and Andorran artists. The exhibition is held in the Sala d'Expocions del Govern de Andorra in Andorra la Vella, Andorra, and runs until 1st October 2023.
On Thursday 20th April we celebrated Earth Day 2023 with a special event featuring women artists on Antarctica:
From 27 February until 25th April I will be the inaugural Creative Practice Fellow at the Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research
Recently I joined Mick Webb and Simon Calder's travel podcast 'You Should Have Been There' as their guest for an episode on Psychogeography - what is it, where can you do it, and why would you want to?
Day for Night wins gold in the literary fiction category at the Independent Publisher Book Awards, 2022
Day for Night (ECW Press, 2021) has won the gold medal in the Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY) in the US, 2022. Many thanks to the judges for this honour. A full list of the winners is here.
The first Doek/UEA International Chair of Creative Writing festival in 2022 was also the first literary festival focussing on Namibian and regional writing ever to be held in Namibia. Sixteen events made up the festival, including workshops, panel discussions, readings and musical performances.
I'll be in conversation with Jon McGregor about his novel set in Antarctica, Lean Fall Stand, for the UEA Live literature festival on March 2nd.
I'll be discussing Day for Night and writing history and historical characters in fiction at this online event at The Wild Writers Festival in Ontario, Canada. Join Kathleen Winter and I in conversation with Alysia Kolentsis.
Are We Heading for Extinction? debate in the Norwich Cathedral in the presence of 'Dippy' the Diplodocus
As part of 'Dippy on Tour', a Natural History adventure in which the full skeleton of a Diplodocus takes a tour around the country, I will be chairing a discussion between fellow UEA academics: 'Are We Heading for Extinction'?
Screen Lives - Film in Fiction and Memoir event with Steve Waters and Sarah Barrow at the UEA Drama Studio
Professors Steve Waters, Sarah Barrow and I will be talking about film in fiction and memoir on Thursday September 30th at the University of East Anglia's Drama Studio.