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Claire Carter

Claire is a writer, poet and a creative consultant in the outdoor industry.

Claire is the Artistic Director for Kendal Mountain Festival, Film Judge and Presenter for Sheffield Adventure Film Festival. Claire graduated with distinction from the University of East Anglia Creative Writing MA in 2010, and has continued her research in landscape, outdoor heritage and gender in her work with bodies such as the National Trust, British Mountaineering Council, European Outdoor Group, Mountain Heritage Trust, Women’s Climbing Symposium and her independent mountain arts and literary events, or raves. She contributes articles and poetry to Climb, Summit, UKC and Mountain Pro. Claire is working on a new anthology of women’s wilderness and adventure ‘Waymaking' with the authors Helen Mort and Heather Dawe, to be published by Vertebrate Publishing in October 2018. Based in Sheffield, she is a keen climber, fell runner and cold water swimmer, or splasher.

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Opportunities to see Claire Carter

17.30 - 19.00 Saturday 17th

Nature Connection: Finding words in wordless worlds

Join Abi Andrews, Jay Armstrong and Natasha Carthew in conversation with Claire Carter on Nature Connection; the words that connect the worlds, the writers and the readers.​

14.30 - 16.00 Sunday 18th

Waymaking – Book Launch

Waymaking is an anthology of prose, poetry and artwork by women who are inspired by wild places, adventure and landscape.

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