Wild Woman Swimming in The Wainwright Prize 2019 Longlist

The prestigious Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize – which celebrates the best books about nature, the outdoors and UK travel –  included the posthumously-published Wild Woman Swimming: A Journal of West Country by Lynne Roper (the only book from its editor Tanya Shadrick’s Selkie Press) in the 2019 longlist. Celebrating its sixth year, The Wainwright Golden Beer… Read More Wild Woman Swimming in The Wainwright Prize 2019 Longlist

Wild Woman Swimming: A Journal of West Country Waters

“A month in to my Wild Patience, I was sighted by visionary wild swimmer and OSS press officer Lynne ‘Rivers’ Roper. She was drawn first by a scroll extract I’d posted describing my girlhood’s glorious sense of self-sovereignty got from the wild Cornish sea…Soon afterwards, she read of my hospice lifestory work and revealed her terminal diagnosis for… Read More Wild Woman Swimming: A Journal of West Country Waters