The Future of Nature talk at the Latitude Festival

'It Takes A Village' highlights pressing social and environmental issues at Latitude this year. A number of UEA colleagues and I will be delivering thought-provoking talks on the future of the planet, politics, and nature.

The Skeleton Coast shortlisted for international poetry prize

My mini-collection The Skeleton Coast, which tracks a winter and spring in Cape Town and Namibia, was shortlisted for the 2017/18 International Book and Pamphlet Competition run by The Poetry Business, the excellent Sheffield-based literary developme

Lecture for the MA Creative Writing at Birkbeck

I'm looking forward to speaking about my novel Fire on the Mountain, as well as landscape, metaphor and masculinity for the Birkbeck College MA in Creative Writing lecture series on Tuesday 5th June at 6pm a

University of Bologna and Siena talks

I will speak about my new novel, Fire on the Mountain, and its themes at the Universities of Bologna and Siena in Italy on May 18th and 21st respectively, courtesy of the literature department at Bologna University and the Tribunale di Siena and Centro Siena Toronto.