Claire Dunn

Claire Dunn is the author of My Year Without Matches and Rewilding the Urban Soul.

Claire Dunn is a writer and a passionate advocate for rewilding our inner and outer landscapes. She worked for many years as a campaigner for the Wilderness Society and now facilitates nature-based reconnection retreats and contemporary wilderness rites of passage. In 2010, Claire lived in the bush for a year as part of a wilderness survival program, an experience she wrote about in My Year Without Matches. Her most recent book is Rewilding the Urban Soul: Searching for the Wild in the City. Born and raised in the Hunter, she currently lives in Melbourne.

Claire Dunn

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My Year Without Matches

Rewilding The Urban Soul