Miranda Ward

Miranda Ward grew up on a cattle ranch in California and moved to England in 2008. She’s particularly interested in the intersections of geography, technology and literature, and is undertaking a PhD at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her first book, F**k The Radio, We’ve Got Apple Juice (Unbound) was published in 2013. She lives in Oxford and blogs at mirandaward.co.uk.

  • The Journey in the Song

    “But what can be the shared space of meaning and sound?” Jean-Luc Nancy, Listening “All I’ve got to put in a song is my own experience,” Leonard Cohen once said, speaking about the process of songwriting. But as a listener, you could invert the sentiment, too: all I’ve got to get out of a song […]–Read more

  • The Purest Form of Play

    “Place begins with embodiment. Body is a place, and it shapes our perceptions.” Malcolm McCullough I grew up with a view of the ocean. When I was little my father used to take me out in the evenings, past the breakers, into deeper water; it was quiet and soothing. I took swimming lessons over the […]–Read more