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Yvonne Reddick

Yvonne Reddick is a poet, nature writer, environmental humanities researcher, and climber. Her books include Burning Season (Bloodaxe, 2023), Ted Hughes: Environmentalist and Ecopoet (Palgrave, 2017) and Anthropocene Poetry (Palgrave, 2023). Her poems have been published in The Guardian Review and The New Statesman, and broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and North West Tonight. For her academic work, she has shown how Seamus Heaney sold bog-poems to raise funds for bog conservation, and detailed Ted Hughes’s petitioning of politicians about water pollution. With the filmmaker Aleksander Domanski, she made the nature film Searching for Snow Hares. Her latest nature writing project, Fire on Winter Hill, which has won a Northern Writers’ Award, looks at mountains, climbing, climate change and the impacts of the oil industry. She is Reader in English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Central Lancashire.