writer – non-fiction

Anne-Sophie Balzer

A journalist and admirer of all things wild, researching complex intersectional issues of climate grief, ecological justice, arts and storytelling that seek deeper understanding and meaning

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.

Clare Best

A poet whose subjects include landscape, environment and human activity in place, collaborating with a visual artist to explore hidden and mysterious bodies of water.

Cliff Cockerham

A Climate Ambassador with Physicians for Social Responsibility, a painter and retired research scientist who brings science into art galleries, promoting art that addresses climate change.

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.

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?’

Eric Nicholson

A former art teacher whose poetry and visual art are inspired by his interests in nature and awareness of the climate catastrophe and his Buddhist practice

Fi Brown

A writer and photographer, using these to inform, educate, discuss, and make people think about the world around us and our impact upon it.

Franziska Schmidt

A researcher, writer, activist, fruit tree pruner and nature learning facilitator who writes about the personal and psychological dimensions of climate change and ecological collapse.

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.

Hassaun Jones-Bey
is a ClimateCultures Author

A retired engineer, science journalist and founder of Peace Jungle, which began as a musical storytelling project when online discourse associated 'apocalypse' with the impending twenty-first century.

Helen Cann

An artist, author and illustrator specialising in hand-drawn maps, interested in how creating these allows us to notice what’s important to us in our natural environment

Holly Bynoe

A curator, writer, educator, spiritualist and researcher interested in decolonization, ecology, ancestral practices, eco-feminism and vegetal intelligences, whose eco-social art practice focuses on regenerative healing strategies.

Iain Biggs
is a ClimateCultures Author

An independent artist, teacher and researcher interested in place seen through the lens of Felix Guattari's ecosophy, working extensively on ‘deep mapping’, other projects and publications.

James Roberts

A poet, essayist and artist, and founder and art director of Zoomorphic, a creative hub celebrating and defending wildlife and the more than human world.

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.

Joanna Guthrie

An ecopoet and a non-fiction writer who seeks deeper connections to nature and to bear witness to these Anthropocene times in a way that feels true.

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

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.

Kim V. Goldsmith
is a ClimateCultures Author

An artist exploring layers of nuance, complexity and hidden elements to present rural, regional and remote landscapes and communities in ways that make the familiar, unfamiliar.

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.

Maria Cristina Caimotto

A scholar in English Linguistics and Translation whose research includes political and environmental discourse, with a focus on ideology, and who is also a cycling advocate.

Mark Goldthorpe
is a ClimateCultures Author

An independent researcher, project and events manager, and writer on environmental and climate change issues - investigating, supporting and delivering cultural and creative responses.

Mat Osmond
is a ClimateCultures Author

A visual artist, writer and essayist whose work's central question is what ecological recovery requires of us, faced with anthropogenic mass-extinction.

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.

Nancy Campbell
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer and book artist interested in polar regions and water conservation: Royal Geographical Society's 2020 Ness Award for her books on culture and climate change.

Neil Kitching

A geographer and energy specialist who has witnessed climate change's creeping effects and whose book Carbon Choices addresses common-sense solutions to our climate and nature crises.

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.

Paul Feather
is a ClimateCultures Author

An animist farmer and author whose artistic interests include the courtship of landscapes for food and seed and translating animist thought into the language of physics.

Peter Adkins
is a ClimateCultures Author

A researcher and writer exploring how literature helps us imagine, understand and rethink environmental history, planetary change, resource use, and relationships between humans and other animals.

Peter Reason
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer linking the tradition of nature writing with the ecological crisis of our times, drawing on scientific, ecological, philosophical and spiritual sources and participatory perspectives.

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.

Rachael Clyne

A prizewinning poet, former professional actor and semi-retired psychotherapist, whose nature-inspired poems also reflect otherness, longing for the wild self and facing our destruction of it.

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.

Rib Davis

A freelance writer, oral historian and community engagement worker now very much focused on writing about climate change in an accessible way, through comedy and documentary.

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.

Robert Butler

A journalist, critic and academic writing on culture, climate change and the environment, with a recent focus on the relational sense of place in the Anthropocene.

Robin Walter

A forester and writer of nonfiction and poetic work on trees and the changes needed in the British landscape to deal with climate and ecological emergencies.

Roger Turner

An historian of air studying how humans have tried to understand the atmosphere, working with media and museums to tell compelling stories grounded in archival documents.

Samantha Clark

A visual artist and author exploring how quietness, slowness and attentiveness can be ecological.

Sarah Dry
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer and historian of science interested in how narrative can create a bridge between people who hold different values about climate change.

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.

Sarah Thomas
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer, documentary film-maker and traveller fascinated by our entanglements with the living world, and the nature of place.

Selva Ozelli
is a ClimateCultures Author

An environmentalist working as an artist, writer, international tax attorney and public accountant, who has curated a Climate Change Art Show at Balat Culture Center, Istanbul.

Susan Holliday
is a ClimateCultures Author

A psychotherapist and writer committed to the rewilding of human nature, exploring the correlation between despoiling our natural world and the desolation of the human spirit

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.

Ursula Troche

A visual artist and writer working with space and place and moving between work, text and locations to explore hybrid and 'intertidal' spaces and interrogating edges.

Wallace Heim
is a ClimateCultures Author

A researcher and writer on performance and ecology, investigating how one ‘hears’ enmeshed dimensions of the human and other-than-human and the sonic languages of place.