Tiverton Literary Festival 2018 – Nature Writers – 14th June


Miriam Darlington & Stephen Moss

Thursday 14th June


Oak Room Tiverton

An evening to delight nature and bird lovers. Dr. Miriam Darlington is joined by writer and broadcaster Stephen Moss. Miriam’s latest book was Radio 4 Book of the Week, and Stephen is a regular contributor to the Guardian Birdwatch column.

Darlington, Miriam_credit Richard AustinOwl Sense

Moss, StephenMrs Moreau's Warbler

Tickets £10 – Click here

Miriam Darlington was born in Lewes, Sussex. A prize- winning poet, she taught French and English for twelve years, before becoming a full-time writer in 2007. For most of her life, Miriam Darlington has obsessively tracked and studied wildlife. Qualified in modern languages, nature writing and field ecology, she is a Nature Notebook columnist at The Times. Her poetry collection Windfall was published in 2008 and her first book Otter Country was published in 2012. Her most recent book Owl Sense is out now by GuardianFaber was recently Book of the Week on BBC Radio 4. She lives in Devon with two children, one dog, two cats, four chickens and one husband.

Stephen Moss is a naturalist, writer and broadcaster, who also lectures in nature and travel writing at Bath Spa University. He is the original producer of BAFTA award-winning TV series Springwatch whose other TV credits include Big Cat Diary, Birds Britannia and Birding with Bill Oddie. He has published a number of of best-selling books on birds and British wildlife and writes a monthly Birdwatch column for the Guardian. His latest book is Mrs Moreau’s Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names.

Licensed bar and coffee shop will be open.

Doors open at 6.30pm. See you there!

Festival Box Offices:

Tiverton Library, Phoenix Lane, Tiverton EX16 6SA Tel 01884 244644

Liznojan Books, 25 Gold St, Tiverton EX16 6QB

Reapers Whole Foods, 18 Bampton St, Tiverton EX16 6AA

Or online at www.tivertonlitfest.co.uk



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