Raynor Winn

Raynor Winn at the North Cornwall Book Festival October 2019 Raynor Winn is a long-distance walker and writer; her first book ''The Salt Path'' was a ''Sunday Times'' bestseller in 2018. Winn and her husband Moth, who was diagnosed with a terminal illness called corticobasal degeneration, became homeless after a bad investment and decided to walk the South West Coast Path.

''The Salt Path'' was shortlisted for the 2018 Wainwright Prize and the 2018 Costa Book Awards in the biography category. The judges described it as "An absolutely brilliant story that needs to be told about the human capacity to endure and keep putting one foot in front of another." In May 2019 ''The Salt Path'' won the inaugural RSL Christopher Bland Prize. In September 2019 it was the number one bestselling book in UK independent bookstores.

Winn also writes about nature, homelessness and wild camping. Her second book ''The Wild Silence'' was published by Michael Joseph in September 2020. It was shortlisted for the 2021 Wainwright Prize for the Nature Writing''.'' Provided by Wikipedia
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