Surrender by Joanna Pocock
Joanna Pocock




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Inspired by a two-year stay in Montana, ‘Surrender’ is a narrative non-fiction work on the changing landscape of the American West. At a time of personal crisis, after losing her parents and beginning menopause, Joanna Pocock becomes fascinated with radical environmental movements. Blending memoir with reportage, and criticism with nature writing, Joanna Pocock offers a provocative and profound examination of life in an era of increasing climate disruption. 

Winner of the 2018 Fitzcarraldo Editions Essay Prize, Joanna Pocock is an Irish-Canadian writer living in London. Her writing has notably appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Nation and she is a contributor to the Dark Mountain project. In 2021 she was awarded the Arts Foundation’s Environmental Writing Fellowship.

  • Publisher: Fitzcarraldo Editions
  • French paperback with flaps
  • Number of pages: 320 pages
  • ISBN: 978-1910695852