Thursday 22 April 2021 | 5:00pm

Tim Dee & Stephen Moss

Thursday 22 April 2021 | 5:00pm

Tim Dee & Stephen Moss

£6.00 - Single event ticket
£35.00£50.00 - Festival Pass
Two of our finest nature writers, Tim Dee and Stephen Moss, join forces to discuss their new books, the spring equinox, bird migration, and why the natural world is an endless source of awe, wonder, and concern.

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Two of our finest nature writers, Tim Dee and Stephen Moss, join forces to discuss their new books, the spring equinox, bird migration, and why the natural world is an endless source of awe, wonder, and concern. Tim Dee’s latest book Greenery takes us on a journey which starts in December in midsummer South Africa and ends on the shores of the Arctic Ocean in northern Scandinavia. Making that journey are swallows who travel with the season. In Skylarks with Rosie, Stephen Moss contemplates Spring 2020, making observations on the consequences of a lesser human impact on the planet due to our first national lockdown.   

Chaired by India Bourke, Online Editor, New Statesman.

Author Biography

Tim Dee has been a birdwatcher all his life. His first book, The Running Sky (2009), described his first five birdwatching decades. In the same year he collaborated with the poet Simon Armitage on the anthology The Poetry of Birds. Since then, he has written and edited several critically acclaimed books: Four Fields (2013), a study of modern pastoral which was shortlisted for the 2014 Ondaatje Prize; Ground Work (as editor, 2017), a collection of new commissioned writing on place by contemporary writers; and, most recently, Landfill (2018), a modern naturejunk monograph on gulls and rubbish. He left the BBC in 2018 having worked as a radio producer for nearly thirty years. He lives in three places: in a flat in inner-city Bristol, in a cottage on the edge of the Cambridgeshire Fens, and in the last-but-one house from the south western tip of Africa, at the Cape of Good Hope. 

Stephen Moss is the original producer of BAFTA award-winning TV series Springwatch, with other TV credits including Big Cat DiaryBirds Britannia, and Birding with Bill Oddie. He is the author of numerous best-selling books on birds and British wildlife and writes a monthly Birdwatch column for The Guardian. He is President of Somerset Wildlife Trust and Honorary Professor at Nottingham University Business School, as well as a course leader and lecturer in MA Travel & Nature Writing, Bath Spa University. 

India Bourke (chair) is the online editor for the New Statesman‘s international edition. 

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