In case anyone is interested, and so I can find them again if I need or want to, I’ve collected together a few of the resources I’ve used when pondering nature writing. This does include duplicates of articles and videos mentioned in previous posts.
For ease, these are amazon links but please buy from your preferred shop or support your local library where possible.
- Poem Crazy by Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge
- World Enough and Time by Christian McEwan
- The Re-enchantment of Everyday Life by Thomas Moore
- Needwood by Miles Richardson
- If Women Rose Rooted by Sharon Blackie
- Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane (or this brief article is also helpful https://orionmagazine.org/article/landspeak/)
- The natural history of Selborne by Gilbert White, available free online
- Granta 102: The New Nature Writing
- Green Studies Reader
- Oxford Book of Nature Writing
- The Way of The Storyteller by Ruth Sawyer
For other books, check out this great list from First Person Naturalist.
- Death of the naturalist: why is the “new nature writing” so tame? By Mark Cocker
- Richard Mabey: In defence of nature writing
- Robert MacFarlane: Call of the Wild
- Following the White Deer: On Myth & Writing by Terri Windling
- Nature writing in literary fiction
- Adam Thorpe: Don’t blot out pioneering nature writer’s legacy
If this is interesting you, you might want to check out my pinterest board which is one way I’m keeping track of articles and things I want to go back to when they are more appropriate to the aspect of nature and writing that I’m looking at.