Sun 23 May - 11:20-12:30 - I Belong Here

Sunday 23rd May 2021

Sun 23 May - 11:20-12:30 - I Belong Here

I Belong Here

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Anita Sethi, author of I Belong Here (Bloomsbury, 2021) which explores identity, place and belonging as she walks the ‘backbone of Britain’ reads from her recently published new book, before being joined by Michael McMillan (Walking in the Wake), visual artist, Maria Amidu, creator of Watermarks, eight beautiful works that mark the 107 mile Thames Estuary Trail and Elsa James, one of four co-curators of An Unknown Earth, the online opening weeked for Estuary 2021.

Anita Sethi was born in Manchester, UK. Her new book, "I Belong Here: a Journey Along the Backbone of Britain" is the first in her nature writing trilogy, published by Bloomsbury. "I Belong Here" has been described as 'a thing of beauty' by the Sunday Times, 'a memoir of rare power' by the Guardian, and as ‘a magnificent and redemptive achievement’ by The Bookseller. Her writing has also appeared in anthologies including Common People, The Wild Isles and Women on Nature. She has written for the Guardian, Observer, i, Sunday Times, Telegraph, Vogue, BBC Wildlife and appeared on various BBC radio programmes.


Sunday 23rd May 2021
11:20 - 12:30


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