Alex (@alexlockwood & alexlockwood.co.uk) is a fiction & non-fiction writer. He is Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Research in Media & Cultural Studies at Uni of Sunderland. He has a PhD in Creative Writing from Newcastle University & has published stories, essays & journalism in a wide range of magazines, journals & newspapers. He has a particular fascination with how we write about our engagements and relations with the nonhuman world. Alex's debut non-fiction work, The Pig in Thin Air, was published with Lantern Books in March 2016. Alex was one of the founding team of Animal Rebellion, a director of The Save Movement & a member of the Vegan Society's Research Advisory Committee. His "Planting Value" report for @The Vegan Society lays out plans for a transition towards a vegan UK plantingvalueinfood.org.
In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
01:11 Alex's Intro
05:10 What's Real?
34:39 What (& Who) Matters?
01:07:25 Making A Better World
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Thanks Graham for the post-production.