Anita Sethi was born in Manchester, UK and is the author of I Belong Here: a Journey Along the Backbone of Britain,the first in her nature writing trilogy. In June 2021 it was longlisted for the Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing.
I Belong Here has been acclaimed as a “thing of beauty” by the 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 2021 by the Guardian and one of 2021’s best travel books by Wanderlust.
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.