15 JuneScottish Centre for Geopoetics, ‘Expressing the Earth’

9 July – Shetland Library with Jen Hadfield, Donald Murray & Sally Huband

16 August (16:00) – Edinburgh International Book Festival (with Amanda Thomson)

16 August (18:30) – Edinburgh Book Fringe, The Golden Hare, Edinburgh (with Dan Richards)

29-30 AugustSabhal Mòr Ostaig, Skye (Islands Revival)

31 August – Read Bookshop, Holmfirth. There’s a dedicated page accompanying this event here.

18 September – Lighthouse Bookshop, Edinburgh

1 November – ‘Making/Doing: Historians and the Archives of Hands & Feet’ (1430) and book talk (1700) at University of Glasgow

17 November – Kendal Mountain Festival

TBC – Ullapool Book Festival; the Murenger Pub, Newport; various other bookshops and festivals.


The Frayed Atlantic Edge is a project I’d like to talk about at a wide range of venues – partly since it’s so much more visually interesting than my previous subjects – so please do get in touch if you’d like to organise an event. I’m strongly in favour of supporting independent bookshops and conservation groups so am happy to speak there at no cost, with no expenses.