We talk to Brigit Strawbridge Howard, author of Wainwright Prize 2020 shortlisted book Dancing with Bees, about the inspiration behind her writing and her call to action for us all.

Our guest:

Brigit Strawbridge Howard

Brigit Strawbridge Howard is a bee advocate, wildlife gardener, naturalist and author of Dancing with Bees. She writes, speaks, and campaigns to raise awareness of the importance of native wild bees and other pollinating insects. She lives in North Dorset with her husband, Rob.


Dancing with Bees is Brigit Strawbridge Howard’s eloquent, captivating account of her ‘return to noticing’ the natural world around her. With special attention to the plight of pollinators, Brigit shares her journey to rediscover nature; filled with fascinating details of the lives of flora and fauna that bring her ever-increasing wonder and delight.

Read an extract of Dancing with Bees on the Wainwright Prize website here

See all the shortlisted books here


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