This is the website of Rachel Hewitt, author of Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey, and A Revolution of Feeling: The Decade that Forged the Modern Mind. Rachel is a writer in a range of non-fictional genres – history, nature-writing, psychology, literary biography, feminism, memoir – and Lecturer in Creative Writing at Newcastle University, where she is also Deputy Director of the Newcastle Centre for Literary Arts. Please click on the tabs above for more information about her career, her books, academic work, forthcoming events, and how to contact her.