Charlotte Du Cann

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Gender Female
Location East Anglia, United Kingdom
Introduction Charlotte Du Cann is a writer, editor and co-director of The Dark Mountain Project. She also teaches collaborative non-fiction, and radical kinship with the other-than-human world.In 1991 she left her life as a London features and fashion journalist with a one-way ticket to Mexico. After travelling for a decade, she settled on the East Anglian coast to write books about reconnecting with the Earth, starting with 52 Flowers That Shook My World – A Radical Return to Earth (Two Ravens Press). Charlotte has published five works of non-fiction, ranging from essays about food and society, Offal and the New Brutalism (Heinemann) to the travelogue, Reality Is the Bug That Bit Me in the Galapagos (HarperCollins). More recently, she has written about activism, myth and cultural change for the New York Times, the Guardian, Noema and openDemocracy. She was the editor of the newspaper Transition Free Press and for Playing for Time – Making Art as if the World Mattered, a handbook about community arts practice (Oberon Books). Her latest book, After Ithaca - Journeys in Deep Time will be published in May 2022 Writings: Contact: