Sun 16 June 2013
- 6.30 pm — 7.30 pm
- Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
- John Hope Gateway
- Tickets available through EventBrite - see details below
Sir John will be giving a talk to end the Leafing Through Natural Scotland Book Festival. Nature writing has enjoyed a renaissance in the last 10 years and is now a thriving and widely read genre. Having studied nature writing in depth in North America and in Britain, using excerpts from his own books John Lister-Kaye will present a fascinating evocation of what nature writing really means.
Chaired by Jim Crumley. Jim has worked as a journalist for nearly twenty-five years, has written over twenty books and regularly contributes to newspapers, magazines and broadcast programmes on natural history
Following this talk, acclaimed poet & founder of the Scottish Poetry Library Tessa Ransford will read from her work to end the festival.
FREE PRIZE- by purchasing one or more tickets for this event, your name will be entered into a prize draw with a chance to win books from a selection of titles connected to the festival themes. The draw will take place on the evening of the event.
To book please go to www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/6558764441