Damien Walter is a writer, columnist for The Guardian and activist for reading and literacy. He teaches creative writing at the University of Leicester.
Consciousness and altered states
The great escape
Digital technology allows us to lose ourselves in ever more immersive fantasy worlds. But what are we fleeing from?
Sparks will fly
Infatuated by celebrity, stuck in dreary work, addicted to consumerism. Only a creator culture can save us