Join me in conversation with Mark Cocker, one of Britain’s foremost nature writers and a well-known Norfolk naturalist. Mark's A Claxton Diary gathers his finest short essays on wildlife.
The Wealden Literary Festival takes place over a weekend - June 29th and 30th this year - in Boldshaves Garden, Woodchurch, Kent. It is one of the UK's foremost festivals of literature and the arts, rooted in nature and place, bringing together artists, writers and commentators.
I will be reading from and talking about Ice Diaries, the polar regions and climate change in the excellent company of Michael Bravo, author of North Pole.
I am co-organising an event, Cities of Light: Co-existence, a symposium and series of events in Barcelona. Diego Ferrari of Kingston University, Laura Cuch of Goldsmiths and I have programmed two and a half days of activities beginning on February 21st.
My short story 'The Most Beautiful Voyage in the World' was shortlisted for the Climate Futures Initiative's Everything Change 2018 short fiction contest and is published in an anthology of shortlisted stories along with the winning piece, edited by Kim Stanley Robinson.
London independent bookshop Lutyens and Rubenstein is kindly hosting a joint launch for Michael Bravo's The North Pole and Ice Diaries on February 7th 20
Great Yarmouth-based Original Projects and the Norwich Sonic Arts Collective invited Mark Cocker and I to make Episode 1 of a series of podcasts on Edgelands, funded and supported by the Broads
Fellow polar writer Michael Bravo and I were interviewed by Anne McElvoy for BBC Radio 3's nightly magazine of ideas and culture, Free Thinking, on December 13th.