Anita Sethi was born in Manchester, UK and is the author of the award-winning book I Belong Here: a Journey Along the Backbone of Britain, which won a Books Are My Bag Award, was shortlisted for the Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing and as Book/Writer of the Year in the Great Outdoors Awards.
I Belong Here has been acclaimed as a “thing of beauty” in Sunday Times, “a memoir of rare power” by the Guardian, and “an amazing odyssey: inspiring, powerful, encouraging and incredibly brave” by the Independent. It was selected as Stanfords Book of the Month, chosen as a Hottest Book of the year by the Guardian, a book of the year in the Observer, one of the best travel books of the year by Wanderlust and the Telegraph and Best Travelogue of the Year in the Independent.
She has been awarded a Royal Society of Literature, Literature Matters award, more information here.
She has also been published in the anthologies Women on Nature edited by Katharine Norbury, Common People, the Seasons nature writing anthology, Seaside Special: Postcards from the Edge, We Mark Your Memory and Solstice Shorts among others.