Upcoming Events
February 21, 2017
On 21 February 2017 at 17:00 I am delighted to be the guest speaker at the latest of Essex University's Literature Film...

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RSC Stratford The Rover
January 2, 2017
Aphra Behn’s Restoration Comedy The Rover is unusual.  It’s funny.  And sassy and musical, Danusia Samal...

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Mexicolore!
September 18, 2016
Mexicolore is a specialist educational site promoting Mexican history and culture. It's a wonderful resource for...

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New Welsh Writing Awards
April 21, 2016
Thrilled to be on the long-list for the 2016 award which featured travel writing.  I took a journey I made to...

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Guadalajara Book Fair
December 14, 2015
Back from Latin America's biggest book fair, and my first.  Guadalajara has a large and beautiful Colonial centre...

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Essential Photos for New Travel Writing
November 3, 2015
FREE WRITING TIPS 1It is a secret law that new travel writing or psycho-geography has stringent requirements for its...

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Travel Writing Workshop Pembrokeshire
September 1, 2015
Looking forward to running a 2 hour session for the PENfro Book Festival at beautiful Rhosygilwen, a Victorian mansion...

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LONDON LAUNCH 9 SEPTEMBER 2015
August 7, 2015
The party for the London launch of the new Mexico book, 1519 A Journey to the End of Time has been set for 18:30 on...

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EDINBURGH LAUNCH OF 1519 JET
August 7, 2015
23 August 2015 at the Edinburgh Book Festival I will be in conversation with Rosemary Burnett, launching my new book in...

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HAY FESTIVAL 2015 Journey to the End of Time
May 27, 2015
A late spring morning in Montgomery town, may blossom threaded through the hedges, bluebells clouding the ground...

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Truro Rhosygilwen Edinburgh
March 2, 2015
Readings booked at Waterstones Truro 7pm 30 March, and mid-September for the Penfro festival, W Wales.  I have an...

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Hay on Wye
March 2, 2015
Delighted to be reading at Hay again, on 25 May 2015. Francesca Rhydderch, editor of my forthcoming book, 1519: A...

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Forgotten Footprints Wins Another Prize
November 4, 2014
'it is Harrison´s approach to highlighting the tales of individuals who played a significant part in the discovery of...

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1519 First Draft Completed!
August 27, 2014
I have just written the last piece of narrative in my new Mexico book after 5 months of writing 7 days a week. It is a...

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EXTREMADURA
August 21, 2014
I spent the winter of 2013-14 travelling from the Yucatan up through Mexico following the route of Hernan Cortes, as he...

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