Dan Richards is co-author of Holloway (with Robert Macfarlane and Stanley Donwood), published by Faber in 2013. The Beechwood Airship Interviews, a book about the creative process and the importance of art for art’s sake was published in 2015. Climbing Days, an exploration of the writing and climbing lives of his great great aunt and uncle – Dorothy Pilley and I. A. Richards – was published in 2016. Dan was born in Wales in 1982 and grew up in Bristol. He studied at UEA and Norwich Arts School.