A Community Network for Bowes Park and Bounds Green
Time: April 30, 2023 from 11am to 1pm
Location: online via Zoom from writingroom.org
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Event Type: creative non-fiction masterclass, travel writing, psycho-geography, travis elborough
Event Added By: Carmel for Writing Room
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TRAVIS ELBOROUGH: FINDING YOUR NON-FICTION VOICE
30 April, 11am-1pm
More details coming soon! Zoom delivery, cost £25
Described by The Guardian as “one of Britain’s finest pop culture historians”, Travis Elborough has been a freelance writer, author, broadcaster and cultural commentator for two decades now.
Travis’s books include Wish You Were Here: England on Sea, The Long-Player Goodbye, a hymn to vinyl records that inspired the BBC4 documentary When Albums Ruled the World, in which he also appeared, and A Walk in the Park, a loving exploration of public parks and green space. His latest, Through the Looking Glasses: The Spectacular Life of Spectacles, was published in July 2021 to immediate acclaim, saluted as ‘fascinating’ by The Observer, while New Statesman stated, ‘It will make you look at specs with fresh eyes.’
He has also collaborated on the popular and award-winning series of ‘Unexpected’ Atlases with the cartographers Alan Horsfield and Martin Brown, the most recent of which, Atlas of Forgotten Places, appeared in November.