Richard Kerridge is a nature writer and ecocritic. His nature writing memoir, Cold Blood: Adventures with Reptiles and Amphibians, was published in 2014 and adapted as a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. He is co-author of Nearly Too Much: The Poetry of J. H. Prynne and The Face of the Earth: Natural Landscapes, Science and Culture, co-editor of Writing the Environment, and the author of ecocritical essays on topics ranging from Shakespeare and Thomas Hardy to present-day fiction, poetry, nature writing and film. His nature writing has been published in BBC Wildlife, Poetry Review and Granta Online. He was awarded the 2012 Roger Deakin Prize by the Society of Authors, and has twice received the BBC Wildlife Award for Nature Writing. At Bath Spa University, he leads the MA in Creative Writing. His and N.H. Reeve's new annotated edition of J.H. Prynne's The Oval Window (first published in 1983) was published by Bloodaxe in 2018.
Books by Richard Kerridge