In praise of paths – walking through time and nature

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2022-05-03 18:00
18:00 UTC
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Meet the authors who are writing about walking and the landscapes through which we walk, at walk · listen · create’s Walking Writers Salons. We are delighted to have author Torbjorn Ekelund for our May Salon, talking about his approach to writing “In praise of paths”.

A deeply fascinating meditation on paths we take through our environment and our lives.

Erling Kragge, author of Silence: In the age of noise and Walking: One step at a time.

A keen and astute observer, Torbjorn Ekelund invites us to shrug off our shoes, and walk barefoot to get closer to the landscape through which we tread, whether on a well-beaten forest trail, coastal path or beside an urban street. where do we go when we walk a path? Join Torbjorn Ekelund and Andrew Stuck in this month’s Salon, in a contemplative exploration and discussion.

Walking Writers Salons are hour-long events in which you will get to meet a Walking Writer and learn from them how they weave writing and walking, and how they interpret their surroundings. Each Salon will include a discussion with the author, inviting questions from the audience, and will include a multiple choice quiz in which winners will receive prizes including print copies of WALKING (RRP €4.50) and WALKING HOME (RRP €4.99) our own limited edition illustrated chapbook anthologies of poems and prose.

With thanks to Greystone Books, the Vancouver, Canada based publishers of In praise of paths who are offering print and e-book copies as prizes in our quiz.

Read this review of “In praise of paths’ written by Clare Wadd, chair of the inner London Ramblers, first published by Caught By The River

Torbjørn Ekelund

Torbjørn Ekelund

I am a Norwegian nature writer and editor of Harvest Magazine. I write literary non fiction. My books include In Praise of Paths, A Year in the Woods and The Boy and the Mountain. They have been translated to English, German, Italian, Spanish, Korean, Cata...

Andrew Stuck

Founder SWS Online Jury 2022 SWS Online Jury 2023

Andrew is the founder of the Museum of Walking, created to bring people together and to make and showcase walking pieces and performances. Andrew also is a podcaster, interviewing creative people who use walking as a catalyst for their practice. Talking Wa...

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