My book Ice Diaries: an Antarctic Memoir has won the Grand Prize - the Phyllis and Don Munday Award - at the Banff Mountain Film Festival book competition. The Banff film festival is one of the world's largest showcases for films about mountains, mountaineering, climbing and adventure travel.
I will be chairing a panel at this year's Urban Encounters conference at Goldsmiths College, in conjunction with the Tate Modern.
I'll be talking to Vintage nature writing classics authors Sean Borodale, Tim Dee and Mark Cocker on why nature writing matters at 7.30 on 27th October in the Norwich forum auditorium as part of the Norwich Science Festival.
This one-day writing workshop is timed to coincide with an exhibition at the Royal Institute of British Architects on the British home.
Hide - a site-specific promenade theatre performance in the open.
Ice Diaires - an Antarctic Memoir is published by ECW Press in Canada and the US in March 2016.
On Saturday 24 October from 14.00-16.00 I will be speaking on a panel at the 2015 Urban Encounters Symposium, entitled '(Re-)thinking the Street. I will give an illustrated talk about the psychogeography of the Antarctic, enitlted 'Antarctica, the Antithesis of Street'.
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.
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.