Anna Fleming is a climber, writer and Mountain Leader who has also worked for the Cairngorms National Park Authority. Her book Time on Rock: A Climber’s Route into the Mountains (Canongate, 2022) gives a rock-climber’s eye view of the natural world, tracing a geological and personal journey across the British Isles over ten years. In 2017, she completed a PhD with the University of Leeds and the Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere, exploring how Wordsworth’s poetry was shaped by the people of Cumbria. Her essays and poetry have been published in a number of journals and anthologies, while she also writes for The Guardian, UKC and Caught By The River. Originally from mid-Wales, she now lives in Edinburgh.