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August 2017
Aug03

US: Diesel Bookstore, Oakland, California

- at Diesel Books

An evening of reading from and talking about my two books - Beast, and Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist - both published this month in the US by Graywolf Press.

Aug04

US: Myths We Live By, with Martin Shaw

- at Dance Palace

An evening of readings, conversations and - who knows - maybe stories, with myself and mythologist and storyteller Martin Shaw. How can the oldest of old tales thread themselves through our lives again, and what does myth have to say to a society in trouble? Tickets available in advance.

Aug05

US: Age of the Serpent, with Martin Shaw

- at Point Reyes Presbyterian Church

How might an understanding of old myths and stories inform the turbulent world we live in today?  In this day-long workshop, Martin Shaw and I will dig deep into the old language of myth and story, and ask if the tales that can really help us understand our world might have already been around for centuries. Through exploring the ancient European tale of the Lindworm, and other old stories, we will seek to understand what myth has to tell us about the…

Aug06

US: Tor House, Carmel, with Martin Shaw

- at Tor House

Nearly a decade after his poetry first inspired the Dark Mountain Project, I finally get to visit - and talk at - the home of Californian poet Robinson Jeffers. I'll be speaking about Dark Mountain and the influence of Jefers' verse. I'll be joined by Martin Shaw, who will offer a story up to the wild gods of the sea.

Aug07

US: Last Bookstore, LA, with Martin Shaw

- at Lat Bookstore

An evening of reading from and talking about my two books - Beast, and Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist - both published this month in the US by Graywolf Press, in conversation with author and mythologist Martin Shaw.

Aug08

US: Minneapolis, with Eric Utne

- at TBC

An evening of reading from and talking about my two books - Beast, and Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist - both published this month in the US by Graywolf Press, in conversation with the founder of 'Utne Reader' Eric Utne. Venue to be confirmed here any day now.

Aug10

US: Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn

- at Greenlight Bookstore

An evening of reading from and talking about my two books - Beast, and Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist - both published this month in the US by Graywolf Press.

Aug11

US: Politics and Prose Bookstore, Washington DC

- at Politics and Prose

An evening of reading from and talking about my two books - Beast, and Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist - both published this month in the US by Graywolf Press.

November 2017
Nov27

Starting to Write Non-Fiction

- at The Hurst

I'll be teaching on this Arvon course in Shropshire with the poet and writer Melanie Challenger.

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