Tag Archives: place

GeoHumanities: Press Release

Actual material copies of the first issue of GeoHumanities exist and the first issue is available on line as open access. I think it is a wonderful collection that brings something quite different to the table for our conversations across … Continue reading

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2015 – Adventures in Critical Geosophy

2015 is shaping up to be an eventful year. A number of significant projects and events are on the horizon and they are all exciting and somewhat interconnected. The connecting point is my longstanding interest in what I call ‘Critical … Continue reading

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The Writing Process – Blog Tour

What am I working on? The answer to this just changed. In April I would have said that I was getting towards completing my second collection – called erratic. The collection was going to be in two parts. The first … Continue reading

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Place Writing Podcast – LSE Branching Out Festival

On Saturday it was my pleasure to chair a session on “place writing” at the LSE Branching Out Literary festival. It was an excellent set of ideas and ensuing discussion with three very different writers – Paul Farley, Sara Maitland … Continue reading

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An Attempt to Exhaust a Place in Chicago

I have been working hard on the Maxwell Street Book. I am planning short little amusements between chapters – the first might be this – derived from Perec’s lovely little book – An Attempt to Exhaust a Place in Paris. … Continue reading

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  I am writing a book about the area of Chicago surrounding the Maxwell Street Market – for most of the last century this was the largest open air market in North America before it was forcibly displaced in the … Continue reading

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