07th, Mar 2015 to 08th, Mar 2015

On March 7th and 8th in London fine art photographer Diego Ferrari and I will teach one of our creative writing and photography workshops in London, which enable studetns to produce a new body of work linking images and texts.

25th, Feb 2015

On Wednesday February 25th, as part of the University of East Anglia spring literary festival I will interview acclaimed author Helen MacDonald, whose memoir H is for Hawk won both the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize and the Costa Book awards.

22nd, Nov 2014 to 23rd, Nov 2014

Fine art photographer Diego Ferrari and I teach an occasional, unique intensive weekend course in London combining creative writing and photographic techniques for students who want to perfect their skills in both disciplines.

28th, Jun 2014 to 29th, Jun 2014

In this intensive weekend masterclass at London Zoo Horatio Clare, author of A Single Swallow and Down to the Sea in Ships, amongst others, and I take the zoo and its creatures as a sett

28th, May 2014

I will host a reading, discussion and Q&A with Lorrie Moore, the celebrated short story writer and novelist, who will be at UEA in a special appearance to coincide with the UK publication of her new short story collection, Bark.

02nd, Apr 2014

I will host a reading, discussion and Q&A with the audience at this final event in UEA's spring literary festival.

15th, Mar 2014 to 16th, Mar 2014

Diego Ferrari and I are teaching a weekend course on creative writing and photography in London, combining original creative work with photography to create combined or stand-alone projects in each medium.

05th, Oct 2013 to 31st, Oct 2013

Julia Bell and I are co-teaching an innovative course (it has never been done before as far as we know!) on writing about environment, conservation and animals. The course will take place at the London Zoo this October.

14th, Jul 2013

As part of the Raworths Literature Festival taking place at the Harrogate International Festival, I will participate in a discussion with two other writers on writing about Antarctica.