Published: 21 April 2023

Surrey student edits a poetry anthology to raise money for Greenpeace

What motivates us as people to do differently, to change habits and to challenge authority – at the heart of our actions, there are the words that inspire us to carve out a different world from the current state of affairs.

An anthology of thought-provoking art and poetry that explores our relationship with the natural world will go on sale at the Surrey New Writers Festival pop-up bookshop next month on Saturday, 27th May. 

The anthology, called Now is the Time for Marching, was assembled by Laurel Moore, a University of Surrey student, and features work from students, staff and alumni, along with an extra-mural contribution from poet Karenjit Sandhu. 

Laurel Moore said:

"This anthology is the biggest venture for my burgeoning small press called Nothing Much. The project stemmed from my restlessness and frustration towards the lack of government action to tackle the climate crisis, which is a shared concern among the contributors. The book is a small gesture of activism to show that people power works." 

All profits from the anthology will be donated to Greenpeace. 


  • Laurel Moore is available for interview upon request. 
  • For more information, please contact the University of Surrey's press office via

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