Waymaking: An Anthology of Women's Adventure Writing, Poetry and Art (Paperback)

Waymaking: An Anthology of Women's Adventure Writing, Poetry and Art By Melissa Harrison (Introduction by), Helen Mort (Editor), Claire Carter (Editor) Cover Image

Waymaking: An Anthology of Women's Adventure Writing, Poetry and Art (Paperback)

By Melissa Harrison (Introduction by), Helen Mort (Editor), Claire Carter (Editor)

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Helen Mort is a writer, trail runner and climber who lives in Sheffield. She teaches creative writing at Manchester Metropolitan University and has published two poetry collections with Chatto & Windus. Her latest, No Map Could Show Them, explores the history of women's mountaineering. She has been shortlisted for the Costa prize and the T.S. Eliot prize, and in 2014 won the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection prize. Her first novel is forthcoming from Chatto in 2019. She is also the author of Lake District Trail Running and has written for Alpinist and Climb. In 2017, she was a judge for the Man Booker International Prize, and chair of judges for the Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature. Claire Carter is a writer, filmmaker and creative consultant, based between Sheffield and North Wales where she climbs, runs, and swims. She is the Artistic Director of Kendal Mountain Festival and the Engagement Officer for the Outdoor Industry Association. She has juried for Telluride Mountain Festival, Krakow Mountain Festival and SheExtreme Festival among others, and continues to work on the BMC's Women in Adventure competition. Her first film, Operation Moffat, codirected with Jen Randall, followed the life of the first female British mountain guide and won twenty-one international festival awards. Claire sits on the Nature Connection Index Academic Group, and is investigating how the arts can contribute to our connection to nature and allied empathy through her creative and corporate work. Heather Dawe is a writer, painter, cyclist and runner and lives in Yorkshire with her partner and young family. A data scientist who has founded a leading healthcare analytics consultancy, her first book, Adventures in Mind, was published in 2013 and her second, A Bicycle Ride in Yorkshire, in 2014. Heather's paintings and prints have been exhibited publicly around the north of England. She finds inspiration in the time she spends running and cycling in the mountains and other wild places. As her daughters grow she increasingly shares adventures in the hills with them. Camilla Barnard is an editor for Vertebrate Publishing and loves to climb, walk and generally be immersed in the outdoors. She is a keen dotwork illustrator and also enjoys practising yoga, reading and experimenting with various art mediums. She has worked on many of Vertebrate's most successful titles including There is No Map in Hell by Steve Birkinshaw and The Magician's Glass by Ed Douglas.
Product Details ISBN: 9781910240755
ISBN-10: 1910240753
Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
Publication Date: October 4th, 2018
Language: English