Fiona Stafford’s most recent book is The Long, Long Life of Trees, published by Yale University press in 2016, and now in paperback. She regularly contributes articles about trees to the Woodland Trust’s newspaper, LEAF! and other papers and magazines, and has written and presented several series for The Essay on Radio 3. She is Professor of English at the University of Oxford, where she teaches and researches Romantic literature, Nature Writing (old and new), Scottish and Irish literature, contemporary poetry, Jane Austen, Robert Burns, John Clare, Ossian and Heaney. She is interested in Environmental Humanities, Archipelagic studies and the relationship between literature and the visual arts.