Biography

Tim Cresswell is a geographer and poet. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on themes of place and mobility including, most recently, Maxwell Street: Writing and Thinking Place (University of Chicago Press, 2019). His poems are widely published on both sides of the Atlantic including in The Rialto, Poetry Wales, Magma, the Moth, LemonHound and Salamander. His two previous collections of poetry, Soil (2013) and Fence (2015) were both published by Penned in the Margins. His third collection, Plastiglomerate, also with Penned in the Margins, is coming in 2020. He co-edits the interdisciplinary journal GeoHumanities. Tim lives and works in Edinburgh where he is Ogilvie Professor of Geography at the University of Edinburgh.