Anthony Nanson

Anthony Nanson studied natural sciences at Cambridge and creative writing at Bath Spa University, where he now teaches creative writing. A storyteller as well as a writer, he co-produced with the storytelling company Fire Springs the ecobardic epics Arthur’s Dream, Robin of the Wildwood, and Return to Arcadia. He has been, among other things, a magazine editor, manager of a peace studies initiative, a schoolteacher in Kenya, and a fairground roustabout in the United States. He was born in Lancashire and today lives with his spouse Kirsty in Gloucestershire.
Published books:
  • Gloucestershire Folk Tales, History Press, Stroud, 2012
  • Words of Re-enchantment: Writings on Storytelling, Myth, and Ecological Desire, Awen, Stroud, 2011
  • An Ecobardic Manifesto: A Vision for the Arts in a Time of Environmental Crisis (with Fire Springs), Awen, Bath, 2008
  • Exotic Excursions, Awen, Bath, 2008
  • Storytelling and Ecology: Reconnecting People and Nature through Oral Narrative, Society for Storytelling, Reading, 2005

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