Ben Smith

Ben Smith is based in North Cornwall, where he lives with his partner, the author Lucy Wood and is a creative writing lecturer at Plymouth University. His first poetry pamphlet, Sky Burials, was published by Worple Press and his poetry and criticism have appeared in numerous outlets. As an academic, he specialises in environmental literature focusing particularly on oceans, waste and the ‘Anthropocene’, relating to human impact on geology. He is one of the founding editors of The Clearing, a magazine about landscape and place. Doggerland is his first novel.

Image (c) Max Smith

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