Jay Griffiths

Jay Griffiths is the author of Why Rebel , Wild: An Elemental Journey; Pip Pip: A Sideways Look at Time; A Love Letter from a Stray Moon,  Kith: The Riddle of the Childscape, Archipelago and Tristimania. She won the Barnes and Noble Discover Award for the best new non-fiction writer in the USA, and the Orion Book Award. She has also been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize and a World Book Day award.

Wild is a breathtaking book, in its range and in its shameless passion: it reads like an entirely new genre ’ Don Paterson

Pip Pip: A Sideways Look at Time

An exercise indeed in Dharma, poetry and philosophy’ Gary Snyder

Kith: The Riddle of the Childscape

Almost shockingly beautiful, a profoundly felt, deeply thought, fiercely argued examination of childhood . . . It is written in prose that is hardly prose, a poetry in paragraphs’ Andrew Solomon, The New York Times