017 – Language, place, nature and identity with Jessica J. Lee

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We are bringing you episodes from The Earth Sea Love Podcast fast and furious as we aim to share all 2020 recorded episodes before mid December 2020. Consider these are gifts to you. And this episode with Jessica J. Lee is a bright sparkling star of a gift.

EPISODE NOTES
158901158901Jessica J. Lee is an author and environmental historian who talking opening about her heritage and relationship with nature in this next episode from our podcast.

In this episode we talk about:

  • The lockdown
  • Connecting with nature on our doorsteps
  • Urban green spaces
  • Cold water swimming
  • Nature writing
  • Limnology, the study of inland water ecosystems
  • Language and place
  • Childhood with nature
  • The state of diversity in nature writing
  • Future plans

Jessica J. Lee is a British-Canadian-Taiwanese author and environmental historian, and winner of the 2020 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction and the 2019 RBC Taylor Prize Emerging Writer Award. She is the author of two books of nature writing: Turning (2017) and Two Trees Make a Forest (2019). She has a PhD in Environmental History and Aesthetics and was Writer-in-Residence at the Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology in Berlin from 2017–2018. Jessica is the founding editor of The Willowherb Review and a researcher at the University of Cambridge. She lives in London.

Website: Jessica J. Lee Writes

IG: JESSICA J LEE