Alex Preston will be discussing his new book, As Kingfishers Catch Fire, on Saturday 22nd July in the Arcadia Tent – approximate timing 4pm. Buy tickets here

Alex Preston is a bestselling and award-winning novelist, most recently of the critically-acclaimed In Love and War. He appears regularly on BBC television and radio. He writes for GQ, Harper’s Bazaar and Town & Country Magazine as well as monthly fiction reviews for the Observer. He is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Kent.

Alex will be at Curious discussing his new book, As Kingfishers Catch Fire, a beautifully illustrated and personal anthology of nature writing that brought the birds of his childhood back to brilliant life.