Joanna Pocock is a British-Canadian writer currently living in London. Her work of creative non-fiction, Surrender, won the Fitzcarraldo Editions Essay Prize in 2018 and was published in May 2019. Blending memoir with reportage, criticism with nature writing, Surrender explores the changing landscape of the American West, inspired by a two-year stay in Montana. It will be published in Canada in 2019 and in the U.S. in 2020. Her writing has appeared in Dazed & Confused, Granta Online, The London Sunday Independent, The Los Angeles Times, The Nation, Orion Magazine, Tank, 3:AM and one the Dark Mountain blog. She teaches Prose Fiction and Narrative Non-Fiction at the University of the Arts, London.