Vybarr Cregan-Reid is an author and academic. He is Reader in English & Environmental Humanities at the University of Kent. His most recent book, Footnotes, reviewers called ‘delightful’, ‘impassioned and energetic’, and ‘a blazing achievement’. He has published widely on the subjects of literature, health, nature and the environment. He has written for: the BBC, Guardian, The Independent, The Big Issue, The Telegraph, The Mail, Washington Post, The I Newspaper, Wanderlust, Literary Review, New Zealand Herald and he has appeared on Radio 4 and Sky News.