During my 40 year writing career I have written eight novels, mostly historical, including The Sea Road, Hy Brasil, Voyageurs, Light and The Gathering Night. I've also published short stories, poems, essays and articles. I am now working on a book of essays. I believe that literature, and indeed all the arts, has a crucial role to play in how we address environmental crisis and climate change, and this will be the focus of my new book. My most recent published essays are cited on my website.
I have taught writing in many contexts, from primary schools to university, and in the public sector. I am available for workshops, mentoring, talks and readings. I have recently accepted invitations to talk or deliver workshops about the environmental issues that I address in my writing.