One of Kei Miller’s selected writers for the International Literature Showcase
‘Lovatt’s beautiful meditation on birdsong is the first account I have read to take up residence in that silence and to make sense of it. What a beautiful direction he gives to say, at this time – stop! Listen to the birds.’ – Kei Miller
Creating a space for words and the world to find a home in each other
Steven lives in Swansea, Wales, where he works as a copyeditor, teacher and critic. His first book, Birdsong in a Time of Silence, was published by Particular Books in March 2021.
‘Gentle, playful, poetic and profound, Steven Lovatt reminds us of the beauty, solace and song to be found in all our neighbourhoods’ – Patrick Barkham
‘It’s a great surprise, and a pleasure to be recognised by other writers.’ – Steven