A British author and academic, Robert Macfarlane is an author of prize-winning books on the themes of memory, landscape, nature, environmentalism and travel and regularly writes for publications including the Guardian and the Times. His first book, Mountains of the Mind won the Guardian First Book Award and the Somerset Maugham Award. His other works include, The Old Ways, Landmarks and The Lost Words, a children’s book of nature spells created in partnership with artist Jackie Morris.
Robert Macfarlane is Reader in Literature and the Geohumanities in the Faculty of English at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. His forthcoming book about subterranean spaces and deep time, Underland, will be published in 2019.
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