The Write Stuff

This interesting article, lf-the-write-stuff-aug-16 , on writers and writing groups in France by Vanessa Couchman, published in Living France magazine, includes an interview with me.

Exoplanet song

  For the Exoplanet Lot exhibition organised by MAGP, open in France now until 4 September, I collaborated with artist Tania Candiani on an ‘exoplanet song’. Tania installed this fabulous listening sculpture on the cliff top at Saint Cirq Lapopie above the Lot river. I adapted the lyrics of a medieval song written by the…

Exoplanet Meanda

New photos of my installation and novella, Meanda, for the Exoplanet Lot exhibition,  in France which runs until 4 September. For more details see: Maisons des Arts Georges Pompidou Exoplanet Lot, Exoplanet Europe, Exoplanet Earth Meanda Also don’t miss Meanda on Twitter daily until 4 September. Photos by Yohann Gozard.

The Write Stuff in France

An article on English writers living in France, featuring an interview with me, has just been published in the August issue of Living France magazine. It includes information on writers groups, the Writing at the Castle writing workshops, literary festivals in France including Parisot and Charroux, and The English Library in Villefranche-de-Rouergue.

New exoplanet novella published

The Exoplanet Lot exhibition, organised by MAGP, opens tonight. Visitors will go on an expedition to artworks sited in the Lot Valley, France. The MAGP gallery in Cajarc features works by Tania Candiani and Angelika Markul. From there, visitors travel by bus and bike to works in the landscape by Thomas Lasbouygues, Caroline Le Mehaute,…

Meanda – a novella about a watery exoplanet

My new novella, Meanda, about a watery exoplanet, has just gone off to the French translator. It will be published in English and French as an ebook on 1 July 2016 and is available for pre-order now on Amazon. More on Lot Valley Log.  

Where I Write

A short article on my writing process and places has just been published by Impress Books on their Blog ‘Where I Write’. In her delightful book, Three Rivers of France, Freda White wrote about Saint Cirq Lapopie, where I am currently writer in residence: ‘The village clambers up an escarpment so steep that the door…

Exoplanet Lot Approaching

If you happen to be anywhere near the Lot Valley on 13 May 6.30pm  do come along to the Work in Progress Presentations at Maisons Daura in Saint Cirq Lapopie for the forthcoming Exoplanet Lot exhibition organised by MAGP. The exhibition will be at open-air sites between Cajarc and Saint Cirq Lapopie from 3 July…

From Lot to Exoplanet

Looking at details in the Lot Valley to help me create a fictional watery exoplanet. See Lot Valley Log for details and slide show of more research images.

Lot Valley Log

I am currently writer in residence at Maisons Daura in Saint-Cirq-Lapopie in the Lot Valley, France where I’m developing a novella about an oceanic exoplanet. Myself and the other artists in the project, Exoplanet Lot, will be presenting our work in progress on 13 May 2016 6.30pm at Maisons Daura. Please come along if you…