Miriam Darlington

Miriam Darlington contributes frequently to The Times, The Guardian, and The Ecologist, and is also the author of Otter Country, first published in the UK and forthcoming in the US from Tin House in 2024. She lives in Devon, England.


  • A beautiful book; wise and sharp-eared as its subject.

    —Robert Macfarlane

  • Enchanting.

    —Tristan Gooley

  • Darlington brings humor, humility, and a refreshing subjectivity to her quest to understand these charismatic creatures.

    —Melissa Harrison, author of All Among the Barley

  • Captivating.

    —The Times

  • Achingly beautiful.

    —The Guardian

  • Vivid and engaging.

    —Sunday Times