Jay Griffiths is available for writing workshops, author masterclasses, and speaking engagements.

If you are interested in hosting author Jay Griffiths at your event, please contact her representative.

The Long Time Academy Podcast

November 5th, 2021

The Long Time Academy Podcast

Jay Griffiths is one of the guests speaking about time for the Long Time Academy Podcast. It’s called: How to Stretch Time and is an exploration of deep time. “The Long Time Academy hopes to give listeners a sense of spaciousness, awe and passion to become good ancestors.”


The six episodes will be released weekly starting November 5, 2021, on all podcast platforms. 

Saturday 27th November, 2021 at 11.30am

Gifts of Gravity and Light

Jay will be speaking at the Hay Winter Festival about the book ‘Gifts of Gravity and Light’ which she has contributed to. The event will be chaired by Anita Roy, the editor of ‘Gifts of Gravity and Light’ which explores the seasons of the year through a variety of writers’ experiences.

19th November, 2021

Speaker at the flagship conference of The Bookseller, ‘Futurebook’

The Bookseller’s conference, Futurebook, will feature Jay Griffiths in a panel on the theme of ‘Hearts and minds: our role in engaging readers’. The discussion will feature the necessity of public engagement around the climate crisis.

November 4th, 2021

Stroud Book Festival, talk

Jay Griffiths will give a talk at the Stroud Book Festival in the evening of November 4th, 2021.

Online from November 2nd, 2021

Online Tutored Writing Course

Jay Griffiths will tutor an online writing course through Schumacher College in Devon.

The course is titled: ‘Audacity, Passion and Politics in the Written Word’.

There will be workshops and one-to-one tutorials.

October 7th, 2019 - October 20th, 2019


Read Jay Griffiths’s account of being arrested as part of the Extinction Rebellion actions in April, 2019 in the new Extinction Rebellion Handbook, This is Not a Drill.

Read the essential Extinction Rebellion vision statement, “Why We Rebel“, curated by Jay Griffiths with the XR UK Vision team.

August 30th, 2021 - September 4th, 2021

Tutored Writing Course

Jay Griffiths and Mike Parker will tutor a writing course at the Arvon Centre at Totleigh Barton.

The course is titled: ‘ Outspoken Non-Fiction’.

There will be workshops and one-to-one tutorials as well as readings by both tutors and a guest reader, Laura Coleman.

June 8th, 2020 - June 13th, 2020


Jay Griffiths is tutoring a residential writing course at the Arvon Centre, Lumb Bank, June 8th to 13th, 2020.

Jay usually teaches one week-long residential course per year. To check forthcoming courses, please visit: https://www.arvon.org/

January 17th, 2020 - January 19th, 2020


Enjoy a creative, restorative Midwinter Writing Retreat with Jay Griffith from January 17th to 19th, 2020, through the Wealden Literary Festival.

Suitable for all skill levels, with admission starting at £190.