Acorn Theatre

Natasha Carthew: All Rivers Run Free


Author and poet Natasha Carthew will be talking about her latest book ‘All Rivers Run Free’. She’ll also be discussing how she has taken inspiration from walking the River Tamar and how she captures the natural world in her books.

Learn about how she harnesses the power of Wild Writing (writing exclusively out of doors) to bring the landscape to vivid life.

‘All Rivers Run Free’ deals with the issue of mental health and explores the question of why we behave in a certain way.

Despite living in a lonely, abusive relationship and a lifetime of adversity, Ia – the central character – finds pleasure in the small things and never gives up hope. We follow Ia on an emotional journey, a transformation from innocence into horror and horror into tenderness, played out against a beautiful, harsh backdrop of a recently collapsed Cornwall.