writer – poet

Anna Selby

A writer, researcher and naturalist who works on cross-artform, poetry-dance and multi-disciplinary pieces and writes poetic-studies of species in-situ, sharing compassion and attentiveness to the environment.

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.

Carrie Etter

A poet and teacher exploring the effects of climate change, and Reader in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.

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.

Clare Crossman
is a ClimateCultures Author

A poet with a background in theatre, collaborations with an illustrator and a songwriter, and practical and creative engagements with local landscapes and nature.

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.

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

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.

Helen Moore
is a ClimateCultures Author

An ecopoet, author, socially engaged artist and nature educator who offers an online mentoring programme, Wild Ways to Writing, and collaborates in ecologically oriented community-wide projects.

Helena Paul

A poet, writer, performer and musician working on tropical forests and land rights, oil extraction, biological diversity, patents on life, biofuels, climate change and much more.

Isabel Galleymore

A poet and critic interested in climate change, nonhuman representation and ecopoetics, whose debut poetry collection, 'Significant Other', addresses the effect of climate change on biodiversity.

Jaime Robles

A writer and visual artist who has created several environmental poetry installations and collaborated on a dance–poem juxtaposing the natural world and the city in movement.

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.

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.

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.

Julian Bishop
is a ClimateCultures Author

A former journalist, environment reporter and tv news editor who writes poetry about eco issues and was runner-up in the 2018 Ginkgo Poetry Prize.

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?). 

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.

Lisa Matthews

A poet, research student and sci-art practitioner, interested in practitioner-led discourse and new collaborations to take her Rachel Carson-focused work to events, festivals and conferences.

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.

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.

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.

Nick Drake
is a ClimateCultures Author

A poet whose collections 'The Farewell Glacier' and 'Out of Range' explore the Arctic and climate change through human/non-human voices, and the impact of 'Generation Anthropocene'.

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.

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.

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.

Sarah Hymas
is a ClimateCultures Author

A poet, performer and artistbook maker focusing on the sea, its ecosystems and its interdependence with people, and the impacts of climate change and pollution.

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.

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

Susan Richardson

A poet, performer, educator and editor whose work engages a range of environmental issues including wildlife conservation and climate change.

Tessa Gordziejko

A writer, performer, creative producer and activist making work about the climate crisis, whose socially engaged, collaborative arts projects connect citizens and communities with deep themes

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

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.