Nina Lyon is working on a PhD on The Hunting of the Snark at Cardiff University. Her essay Mushroom Season (2013) was a runner-up for the FT/Bodley Head Essay Prize, and her first book, Uprooted (2016), was the recipient of the Roger Deakin Award. She lives in Hay-on-Wye in Wales.
Stories and literature
Slaying the Snark: what nonsense verse tells us about reality