Other Writing


Forthcoming: ‘Lines, walks, and getting lost: contemporary poetry and walking’ in David Borthwick, Anna Stenning and Pippa Marland (eds.), Walking, Landscape and Environment (London: Routledge, 2019)


‘Unearthing traditions and cultivating hybridity: Ian Hamilton Finlay’s Little Sparta’ in Sabine Planka and Feryal Cubukcu (eds.), Enchanted, Stereotyped, Civilized: Garden Narratives in Literature, Art and Film (Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann)

Reading Nan Shepherd’s The Living Mountain’ (co-authored with Christina Alt), Land Lines blog


‘Writing cross country: landscapes, palimpsests and the problems of Scottish literary tourism’ Green Letters, special issue on walking and literature, Vol. 21, No. 3

A Literary Travel Guide to Scotland’, Scottish History Network


‘Poetry, ecocriticism and labour: the work of writing and reading’, Green Letters, special issue on the ecology of labour, Vol. 20, No. 2


‘The roots and rhetoric of J.K. Rowling’s Forbidden Forest’, in John Pazdziora and Micah Snell (eds.), Ravenclaw Reader (Unlocking Press)


‘Utopias, miniature worlds and global networks in modern Scottish island poetry’ Green Letters, Vol. 17, No. 3

Academic and Non-fiction Reviews


Burger by Carol J. Adams, Luggage by Susan Harlan, Souvenir by Ralf Potts and Rust by Jean-Michel Rabaté in Forum for Modern Language Studies

The Nature of Modernism: Ecocritical Approaches to the Poetry of Edward Thomas, T.S. Eliot, Edith Sitwell and Charlotte Mew by Elizabeth Black in Review of English Studies


Nature, Environment and Poetry: Ecocriticism and the poetics of Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes by Susanna Lidström in Green Letters

The Found Voice: Writers’ Beginnings by Denis Sampson in Forum for Modern Language Studies


Asian American Literature and the Environment edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons, Youngsuk Chae and Bella Adams in Forum for Modern Language Studies

Culture and media: ecocritical explorations edited by Rayson K. Alex, S. Susan Deborah and Sachindev P.S. in Green Letters

Behold the Proverbs of a People: Proverbial Wisdom in Culture, Literature, and Politics by Wolfgang Mieder in Forum for Modern Language Studies


Theory Aside edited by Jason Potts and Daniel Stout in Forum for Modern Language Studies

Regional Modernisms edited by Neal Alexander and James Moran in Forum for Modern Language Studies


The Universe in the Landscape: Landforms by Charles Jencks in Green Letters

Selected Poetry Reviews 


In the Orchard: Poems with Birds by Anne Stevenson in New Welsh Review

And She Was by Sarah Corbett in New Welsh Review

Scattered Light by Jeremy Hooker in New Welsh Review


The Many Days: Selected Poems by Norman MacCaig in The Red Wheelbarrow


One Bird Flying by Lesley Harrison in The Red Wheelbarrow

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