Bocas Lit Fest

Anita Sethi

2022 OCM Bocas Prize Judge, Author
UK

Anita Sethi was born in Manchester, UK and is author of the acclaimed book, I Belong Here: a Journey Along the Backbone of Britain (Bloomsbury). I Belong Here has been described as “a magnificent and redemptive achievement” by The Bookseller, “a memoir of rare power” by the Guardian, and “an amazing odyssey: inspiring, powerful, encouraging and incredibly brave” by the Independent. The Sunday Times review wrote: “punchier and more political than most nature writing, this book is a thing of beauty”.  I Belong Here won the Books Are My Bag Readers Award.

Her writing has also appeared in anthologies including Women on Nature, The Wild Isles, Seasons and Common People.  She has written for the Guardian, Observer, i, Sunday Times, Telegraph, Vogue, TLS, and BBC Wildlife among others and appeared on various BBC radio programmes.   Twitter: @anitasethi

Website: www.anitasethi.com / www.i-belong-here.com

Years Attended

2012 Adult's Festival Participant, 2022 Adult’s Festival Participant
Festival Programme Event
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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