Interviews & Podcasts

Videos

Wetlands: Havens of Life – a short film about my love of Prespa and its pelicans, and the importance of wetlands throughout the world to human societies and the natural world. With The Wetlands Initiative

In Conversation: Filmed interview with John Robb of Lush about Irreplaceable and our connections to nature and place.

Wonderland: Zoom recording of festival conversation between author and journalist Patrick Barkham and myself, covering wild places, childhood and nature connection.

Lush Summit Interview: Video recording in conversation with artist Matthew Shaw.


Interviews

Five Dials: Wide-ranging interview covering Irreplaceable, climate change and radical hopefulness in the ‘Write Rebellion Across the Skies’ issue.

Sea Library: On love of place, language, contact with nature, and childhood connections to the natural world.

Silk Road Review: On history, the Balkans, the Skopje earthquake, and remembering the past.

Terrain.org: On place, Prespa, migration, and animal tracks.

Flyway: On borders, finding home, and connections to nature.

Ashland Creek Press: On pelicans, animal lives, and turning to writing.

Ecozona: Writing Beyond Nature – Wide-ranging interview by Deborah Lilley

Elsewhere: A Journal of Place: On writing, reading and place

Flyway II: On writing, Prespa, perception, and upcoming work.

In Conversation with Jo Mortimer: Wide-ranging discussion around Irreplaceable

World Nomads: On travel writing and place.

Birdlife International: On extinction, endangered Balkan lynx and the Egyptian vulture

Foreword Reviews: On invertebrate populations, brownfield and the pandemic.

 

Podcasts & Recordings

Irreplaceable: Field recordings of the book from Hengistbury Head in Dorset, with sound recordist and musician Matthew Shaw.

Beneath the Stream: Recorded on Hampstead Heath, includes readings from Irreplaceable and wider discussion of the book.

Little Atoms: Boris Johnson’s defeated plans for the Hoo Peninsula, the meaning of ‘protection’ and our obligations to future generations

LRB Bookshop: Rising Ground, readings and discussions about place and our connections to it with Philip Marsden, Ken Worpole and myself.

Writers On Record: Podcast interview with Cade Scott from the University of Iowa on writing, books, influences and the natural world.

Roots and All: Podcast interview with Sarah Wilson on restoration, biodiversity offsetting and the many meanings of places

Prairie Lights Bookstore: Recorded reading from Iowa City, 2016.

 

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