Research from Professor Baden at the University of Southampton provides important insights into how to use fiction most effectively to inspire greener behaviour, and about how to motivate sustainable practices more generally. Denise is happy to talk at writing and/or sustainability themed events or as a guest lecturer on creative writing courses about her research and how to write to change the world or for a cause.

Talk on ‘writing to change the world’ at the Writers Weekend 26th June 2021

There are four wonderful days of events and talks for writers 24-27 June including a talk by Denise Baden on writing to change the world – see

Green Stories Workshop –Writing about Nature and the Climate with Professor Denise Baden. 20th February 2021

This workshop will give tips on how to write to change the world. Sign up for the free event by clicking here

Free Prize Giving Event, Regents University, London on 27th Jan 2020 7pm – 9.30pm

Talks by industry professionals, readings of winning entries and opportunity to network

A writer’s workshop, University of Southampton 1st/2nd Feb 2020

A writer’s workshop is being hosted by the judges to generate ideas – see

Book launch for ‘Resurrection Trust’ October Books, Southampton 28/3/2019 

‘Resurrection Trust is a collection of funny, dark, mad, bad, upbeat, downbeat and fantastical short stories about living sustainably from the University of Southampton’s Green Stories writing competition. From eco communities to singing buildings, and sharing economies, these stories showcase a myriad of different ideas about how humans can live more harmoniously with nature, and each other. Foreword by Caroline Lucas and review by Jonathan Porritt. Resurrection Trust is available from October Books, online from Amazon, or even better

Writer’s workshop 19/20 January 2019 at University of Southampton.

Prize Giving Event for short story competition 21/6/2018 October Books, Southampton