On 2 April 2015, Melissa Harrison will deliver one of the inaugural Coleridge Lectures, Reimagining the City.
Melissa is an author, freelance writer and occasional photographer. In 2015 she will publish two books: her second novel, At Hawthorn Time (April, Bloomsbury) and Rain, part of Little Toller’s acclaimed new series of nature monographs.
Melissa’s first novel, Clay (Bloomsbury, 2013), won the Portsmouth First Fiction award, was selected as an amazon Rising Star, and chosen by Ali Smith as a Book of the Year. She won the John Muir Trust’s Award for Wild Writing in 2010 and was a Writer in Residence at Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden, in January 2014.
Read more about Melissa on her website.