writer – fiction

Alan Hesse

An author-illustrator, educator and conservation biologist inspired by nature's majesty and fragility and the need to protect it and who believes that education should be fun.

Bill McGuire

A researcher in the science of global heating and climate breakdown, and a writer of non-fiction on natural hazards and climate change and of speculative and climate-related fiction, who values his contribution to climate activism above everything else.

Brit Griffin
is a ClimateCultures Author

Author of three near-future cli-fi novels and a writer of poetic/story musings, whose interests lay in reconciling with non-humans and exploring the human/creature boundaries.

Callum Davies

A poet and prose writer with a deep interest in climate change, the Anthropocene, and the role art is playing in shaping our future.

Caroline New
is a ClimateCultures Author

A mother, grandmother, activist, environmentalist and writer, currently editing 'Blank Times' - a humorous fantasy set in a post-apocalyptic neo-fascist regime run according to Ten 'Planetary Principles'.

Claire Dean

A writer, editor, performer, project-maker and researcher exploring ways of bringing together traditional story forms and science communication with a focus on ecological wonder tales.

Colin Payn

A writer of climate and other fiction and cofounder of a campaign to have Cli-Fi recognised as a separate genre by publishers and the book trade.

Darragh Martin

A writer of plays and children’s books who's involved in climate activism as a divestment campaigner, member of “BP or not BP?” and an occasional mermaid.

Dave Hubble
is a ClimateCultures Author

An artist and former ecologist exploring how people will be creative in a future that looks increasingly bleak, but tinged with hope that it won't be.

David Thorpe
is a ClimateCultures Author

A novelist, scriptwriter and writer of comics and graphic novels, as well as a non-fiction writer on carbon-free energy and sustainable development.

Deborah Tomkins
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer of long and short fiction and articles, who started writing about climate change to answer the question – ‘How, really, will it be?’

Emma Howell

A writer, mainly for children and young people, who is passionate about engaging people with climate change and the beauty of the natural world.

Eva Strautmann

An artist, author and lecturer exploring the question of ecological relationships through themes of nature and animals, physicality and abstraction, with recent exhibitions on climate change.

Gabriel Gbadamosi

A poet, playwright, essayist, broadcaster and novelist whose latest climate change work is the near-future live performance for radio re-broadcast [sic] of ‘Ireland has struck oil!‘

Gloria Barnett

A passionate marine conservation champion, scuba diver, filmmaker, educator and children's author, whose mission is to help people of all ages understand the world of oceans.

Jane Ekstam

A writer using the power of story to inform and stimulate empathy, and whose trilogy on the climate crisis explores the challenges facing young people today.

Jennifer Leach
is a ClimateCultures Author

A poet, writer, performer and storyteller whose wild work, forged in the fantastical reaches of deep imagination, brings to life new stories for our strange times.

John KixMiller

Author of the Protectors of the Wood illustrated ecofiction adventure series, with weekly episodes and illustrations online, podcast and drama and music performance with his band.

Jules Pretty
is a ClimateCultures Author

A researcher and writer on environment and society, including 'The Climate Chronicles', and host of the Louder Than Words podcast and Brighter Futures films

Justina Hart
is a ClimateCultures Author

A poet, short story writer and performer, and a fledgling singer-songwriter whose first song is an offshoot from her poetry commission from Weatherfronts 2016.

Karen Douglass

Author of two cli-fi novels, 'Accidental Child' (What if we run out of water?..) and 'Providence' (... or too much water, as in sea-level rise?). 

Kate Adams

An interdisciplinary performance maker and researcher exploring how artistic practices can strengthen relationships with the natural world and engage emotions in our climate and ecological crises.

Kate Berry

An environmentalist and anti-capitalist writing fiction about climate change as inheritance in a classic Gothic setting.

Kelvin Smith
is a ClimateCultures Author

A prose and poetry writer presenting imaginative perspectives on the climate crisis, and encouraging book people to change what they do and how they do it.

Kevin Albin

An expedition guide who has worked in conservation, experienced biodiversity loss and climate change through travel and reaches people through writing, with his eco-fiction novel, Stonechild.

Laura Coleman
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer and artist who cares for rescued wild animals in Bolivia and founder of ONCA, an arts charity bridging social and environmental justice with creativity.

Mary Woodbury
is a ClimateCultures Author

A fiction writer, researcher and curator of websites exploring ecology in fiction and providing ecoliterature resources for writers.

Mick Haining
is a ClimateCultures Author

A retired drama teacher and writer of short stories, plays and haiku on nature -- and 'rebel haiku' on post-it notes left in significant sites, usually supermarkets.

Mike Hembury
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer, musician and photographer, with a regular column on climate change, whose novel, New Clone City (2018), features environmental themes in an urban setting.

Nick Hunt
is a ClimateCultures Author

A fiction and non-fiction writer and editor for the Dark Mountain network of writers, artists and thinkers who've stopped believing the stories our civilisation tells itself.

Patricia Tavormina

An educator and researcher networking with artists and scientists on climate change and currently writing climate fiction in an effort to make climate science more accessible.

Philip Webb Gregg
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer of ephemeral things for beautiful places, exploring the disconnect between human nature and nature nature, and grappling with themes of faith, folklore and narratology.

Quentin Young

A writer, climate communicator and emerging comic creator working creatively as a storyteller with the aim of reaching mainstream audiences on the issue of climate change.

Rajat Chaudhuri

A bilingual writer and activist whose works include eco-disaster novel The Butterfly Effect and has worked with international NGOs and the UN Commission on Sustainable Development.

Richard Kefford

A writer exploring the world through short stories, novels, poetry and non-fiction, who sees climate change as potentially existential for fellow travellers on planet Earth.

Rod Raglin
is a ClimateCultures Author

A journalist, publisher of an online community newspaper, photographer and writer of novels, plays and short stories that address the human condition and serious environmental issues.

Salli Hipkiss
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer, artist and educator, producing picture books, a novel and songs, with a background teaching and facilitating arts and sustainability with schools and communities.

Sarah Lewis

A mildly despondent utopian who writes deep dives into climate change and culture, and has been doing so in one way or another for 20 years.

Stephen Leslie

A poet and writer of climate science fiction who combines climatologists' projections with his own visions to create vivid stories of life in the future.

Tom Walsh

An editor and writer whose flash fiction shows the immediate impacts of climate change, to influence how people perceive it and their place in the world.

Treesong

A climate fiction author and host of a climate change and renewable energy radio show, climate justice advocate and coordinator for a superhero-themed community service group