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Jay Griffiths

Jay Griffiths is a writer whose work covers wide cultural issues.  Her first book (Pip Pip: A Sideways Look at Time) was about the politics of time  and her second (Wild: An Elemental Journey) explored ideas of wilderness and was shortlisted for the Orwell prize for political writing and won the Orion Book Award in the USA.  She has written about childhood and the natural world in Kith: The Riddle of the Childscape, and her fiction includes A Love Letter from a Stray Moon, partly about Frida Kahlo.   ‘If bravery itself could write, it would write like she does.’ John Berger