In her new book, Placeless People: Writing, Rights, and Refugees, Lyndsey Stonebridge describes how the human condition became the ‘placeless condition’ for writers and thinkers in the middle of the twentieth century, from Paris to Lisbon, from Berlin to Palestine.
Issue 16 of the journal the Mechanics Institute Review will be dedicated to climate change. My essay on the effect of climate change in the tropics, 'The Kusi' appears in the journal and I will also chair one of three citizens' assemblies on climate change this autumn.
I am pleased to be participating in the Kuala Lumpur International Arts Festival, Diversecity, from September 15th and to speaking on Antarctica and climate change at UN Global Compact and Climate Governance Malaysia on September 19th.
I am thrilled to be joining Mark Cocker and Tessa Boase to discuss Mark's recent publications Our Place and Claxton Diary, and nature writing more broadly, at the Buxton International Festival, a celebration of the very best mu
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