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  • ‘If We Can Imagine…Writing with Deep Time’ live on my Substack

    “Yesterday a friend, Bela, introduced me as ‘a walking artist…wherever she walks, she co-creates’. I really loved this. It’s true that sometimes this co-creating has been with many other humans, through walking or journeying together, ending with a writing session…. But more often I am on my own, and the more-than-human world of nature is…

  • This Hidden Valley – from the Sussex Downs to the mountains of Iran..

    What’s the connection between the green hills of the South Downs and the mountains of north west Iran? Answer: me, as I take you on my first published journey here on Substack. This prose poem This Hidden Valley is a remix of a walking essay originally commissioned  for ‘Into the Wild’, part of The Essay…

  • Nature writing, but not as you know it….on my new Substack The Colour of Chalk

    https://open.substack.com/pub/alinahazadeh/p/the-colour-of-chalk-writing-journeys?r=57ae7&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web&showWelcomeOnShare=true Launching today on Substack, my new publication project, The Colour of Chalk – writing journeys with me, from the chalk coast of Sussex to the borderlands of my British-Iranian identity. Non-fiction, short story, poetry. The title of this Substack is named after my 2021-22 podcast The Colour of Chalk, a walk and talk podcast…