Nina Lyon

Nina Lyon is the author of Mushroom Season, an account of youthful psychedelic adventures and the mountains near her home which was runner-up for the 2013 FT/Bodley Head Essay Prize, and Uprooted: On the Trail of the Green Man, which has recently been published by Faber.

She is currently working on another book for Faber about the uncanny and a PhD thesis on nonsense and metaphysics. She lives in the Welsh borders with her children.

Join Nina For

Sunday 12th June

14:00 Excavating the myth of the Green Man

Nina Lyon, Robert Macfarlane and China Miéville in conversation with Ellah Allfrey

Uprooted Landmarks This Census Taker

How do we react to mythical men, whether in non-fiction such as Nina’s which traces the history of the Green Man, or in fiction like China’s This Census Taker which creates a new legendary father figure? And how does our vocabulary reflect and refract our myths? Three outstanding writers explore.

Price: £15