‘Fiction and the World Around Us.’ [Panel Moderator] FantasyCon 2021. Whether we look to nature for inspiration, or geology, or anthropology, the research that writers do, delving into each field in turn can be incredibly rewarding. The panel discusses different influences on writing that can be taken from the world we live in and the ways in which some robust scientific thinking can improve stories, worlds and other works. Jury’s Inn, Birmingham. 24-26 September 2021.
Fiction Fix, live-streamed to Finger on the Pulse, 1 August 2021
Fiction Fix, live-streamed to Finger on the Pulse, 7 February 2021
Fiction Fix, live-streamed to Finger on the Pulse, 8 November 2020
Waterstones, Bath. 9 September 2019.
‘Plant Fiction: New Stories for a New World.’ [Presentation] Empathy and the Living World: how do we develop empathy with the non-human world? How do we write about it without preaching? A meeting of the multi-disciplinary Empathy Group, Corsham Court, Bath Spa University. 23 May 2018.
Novel Nights, The Square Club, Bristol, 29 March 2017