Photo of Terry GiffordTerry Gifford is the author of seven collections, most recently, with Christopher North, Al Otro Lado del Aguilar (2011), a duel language book in English and Spanish. Green Voices: Understanding Contemporary Nature Poetry (1995; 2011) was acclaimed as 'the first comprehensive British study of contemporary ecopoetry'. Co-author of Ted Hughes: A Critical Study (1981) and author of an ecocritical study, Ted Hughes (2009), he is the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Ted Hughes (2011) and Ted Hughes in Context (2018). Also author of Reconnecting With John Muir: Essays in Post-Pastoral Practice (2006) and Pastoral (1999), Terry Gifford is Visiting Research Fellow at the Research Centre for Environmental Humanities, Bath Spa University, UK, and Senior Research Fellow and Profesor Honorifico at the University of Alicante, Spain. He lives in Wookey, Somerset, with his wife, Gill Round, for whose book Costa Blanca: 51 Walks (2014), he was el burro.