Julian Hoffman lives beside the Prespa Lakes in the mountains of northern Greece. His book, The Small Heart of Things: Being at Home in a Beckoning World, was chosen by Terry Tempest Williams as the winner of the 2012 AWP Nonfiction Award, going on to win a National Outdoor Book Award for Natural History Literature. His writing explores the connections between people, place and the natural world, interleaving travel writing with stories of belonging and community - both human and wild - as it goes in search of the idea of home. His forthcoming book, entitled Irreplaceable, will be published by Hamish Hamilton.
See Julian's talk at Shorelines:
The Passage of Hands
Through words, images and sounds, award-winning author Julian Hoffman explores the correspondences between people and place on a personal journey across the Hoo Peninsula, uncovering evocative echoes of histroy in the marshes and saltings that connect him to the story of his great-grandfather - interned exactly a century earlier during the First World War - and the traces we leave behind us.