Interviewed by Janet Skeslien Charles

I was thrilled to talk to Paris-based writer Janet Skeslien Charles about my upcoming poetry collection Wayword, the Camino, the importance of idleness, the weight of band-aids and tampons and much more… An excerpt: When you set off on [the Camino] did you know you would write about it? Before I set off, I made a …

INYT voices

A media project piloted out of the Innovation and Development Lab of the International New York Times in Paris. The platform sought to experiment with curation and audience engagement around subjects of international scope. Launched in August 2015, the experiment underwent multiple iterations before moving permanently off the net in April 2016. My duties as editor …

Incredible Edible

Plant first, ask for forgiveness later. That’s the motto of the founders of the Incredible Edible movement. Take the local train north of Manchester and you will spot a Hollywood- style sign on a hill that says “Kindness” in large white letters. It overlooks Todmorden, an old cotton-mill town and the birthplace of an urban-gardening revolution. …