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Sam Firman


8th July 2021

What can place writing teach us about adventure? An interview with David Cooper

David Cooper is an academic whose work revolves around the relationship between writing and place. Our Editor Sam spoke with him about place writing and how it might inform our understanding of adventure. David’s thoughtful responses to a series of prompts, interspersed through the interview, also provide some fantastic reading recommendations.


Sam Firman

Sam Firman

A freelance writer exploring the links between adventure, travel and social progress with a background in social innovation. Recently moved from London to Vancouver for access to the mountains.