Just days after Raynor Winn learned that Moth, her husband of thirty-two years, was terminally ill, they lost their home and livelihood. With nothing left and little time, they impulsively decided to walk the 630-mile South West Coast Path, from Somerset to Dorset, via Devon and Cornwall. Living wild and free, at the mercy of sea and sky; they discovered a new, liberating existence – but what would they find at the journey’s end?
Howard White offers fifty funny sketches of life as he has come to know it in sixty-odd years of living along that hundred-mile stretch of monsoon-prone shoreline ironically known as the Sunshine Coast.
Blending memoir and nature writing at its best, Svensson’s journey to understand the eel becomes an exploration of the human condition that delves into overarching issues about our roots and destiny, both as humans and as animals, and, ultimately, how to handle the biggest question of all: death. The result is a gripping and slippery narrative that will surprise and enchant.
The List of Last Chances follows a pair of reluctant travel companions across the country, into an unexpected friendship, new adventures, and the rare gift of second chances.
This feature excerpt isa blend of travelogue and art history from Gone Viking: A Travel Saga and Gone Viking II: Beyond Boundaries ...
A Q&A visit Bill Arnott was privileged to have with Jeremy Bassetti of Travel Writing World, a touchstone for every reader, writer, and wanderer.
Welcome to Bill Arnott’s Travel Beat, a new feature at The Miramichi Reader. This series includes stories from the road and book reviews – new titles in addition to select publications from the past – books I feel warrant a closer look.
Winter in June is a collection of flash fiction and prose poems from multimedia artist Lorette C. Luzajic, editor of The Ekphrastic Review (TER), a literary journal focusing on that rich facet of creativity – art inspired by other art.
Independent bookstores are a story of perseverance and connection, Bill Arnott says.
Bill Arnott reflects back on his "private" audience with the Dalai Lama.
An interview with Graydon Hazenburg, author of Pedalling to Kailash.
In this installment of Bill Arnott's Showcase Interview, Bill speaks with Patti Shales Lefkos, author of Nepal: One Day at a Time.
Michael Schauch is a mountaineer, entrepreneur and storyteller who lives to explore remote places around the world and to share the depth and beauty of human connection he discovers along the way.
In the writing of P.W. Bridgman—whether it be his fiction or his poetry—things are not always as they seem. The story that gives its title to this latest volume features a village clock that cannot not tell the truth. Its four faces never quite agree on the time.
Vin Maskell lives in Melbourne, Australia and is the founding editor and stage director of a project called Stereo Stories.