A writer and book artist with a particular interest in the polar regions and water conservation.
Nancy Campbell is a writer and book artist with a particular interest in the polar regions and water conservation. A series of residencies with Arctic research institutions has led to projects responding to climate change. Her poetry collection Disko Bay relates her experiences at the most northern museum in the world; it was described as ‘a beautiful debut from a deft, dangerous and dazzling new poet’ by Carol Ann Duffy, and was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection 2016 and the Michael Murphy Memorial Prize 2017.
She has published several artist’s books on the Arctic, among which, How To Say ‘I Love You’ In Greenlandic: An Arctic Alphabet, received the Birgit Skiöld Award. Nancy was a MarieClaire ‘Wonder Woman’ in 2016 for activities including Arctic Book Club and The Polar Tombola, an interactive live literature event.
Her book, The Library of Ice: Readings in a Cold Climate, a blend of cultural history, nature writing and memoir, was published by Scribner UK in 2018.
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