Recordings

This page features a few of the films and recordings that have been made of my work, or in which I’ve featured, over the years.

The Beauty of Things

September 13, 2017 On poetry, beauty and endings. A talk given at Tor House, former home of the Californian poet Robinson Jeffers, one of the inspirations for the Dark Mountain Project.

A Washington conversation

August 11, 2017 A talk, with readings, I gave in the Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington DC in August 2017, about my books 'Beast' and 'Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist.'

A chat with Dominic Frisby

June 8, 2017 I chat to the writer and comedian Dominic Frisby about capitalism, Facebook, George Orwell, the Anglo-Saxons, internet mobs, anarchism and how to sell books.

Walking on Lava

April 10, 2017 I talk with my Dark Mountain co-founder Dougald Hine about the state of the environmental movement in the age of Brexit and Trump.

The Wake

August 27, 2014 I read from my novel The Wake at the shortlist gathering for the 2014 Goldsmiths Prize.

Five Years on a Mountain

June 25, 2014 I talk with my Dark Mountain Project co-founder Dougald Hine about the first five years of the Dark Mountain Project.

Re-imagining the Sacred

June 27, 2013 A lecture about the lack of meaning in contemporary society, and why rediscovering a sense of the 'sacred' in the world around us is necessary as our systems and assumptions crumble.

Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist

June 27, 2012 I discuss my popular essay 'Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist' with philosopher David Abram and activist Lierre Keith.