Nick Jubber is an award-winning travel writer. His first book, THE PRESTER QUEST, which follows the mission of a medieval physician sent in search of a mythical priest-king from Venice to Ethiopia, won the Dolman Travel Book Award. He has since published two other acclaimed travel books DRINKING ARAK OFF AN AYATOLLAH’S BEARD and THE TIMBUKTU SCHOOL FOR NOMADS (“[A] passionate paean to the Sahara” – New York Times, Season’s Best Travel Books). He is currently writing his next book, A CONTINENT OF EPICS, in which he will travel from Turkey to Iceland looking at Europe through the lens of different epic poems. It will be published by Nicholas Brealey / John Murray in 2019.