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.

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.

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.

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.