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.
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.
In early July Ben Faccini and I will teach a residential writing course at the wonderful Arvon Foundation at Totleigh Barton in deepest Devon, on how we develop narratives based on our personal histories.
Wild places - imaginative writing and the environment; talk at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa
I will give an open seminar in the Department of English Common Room at 17.15 on April 25th, examining the role of imagination in writing fiction, poetry and non-fiction inspired by landscape and extreme environments. All wecome. Please see poster for more detail.
Julia Bell, Senior Lecturer at Birkbeck College, and I will give a talk to Creative Writing students at Singapore's Nanyang Technological Universiy on Monday 8 April at 11.30.