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2018 Moravian College Writers’ Conference

I am so pleased to share that I will again be a workshop presenter at the Moravian College Writers’ Conference, March 16-17, 2018. Please mark your calendars to join me and …

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Excuse Me, Mr. McKibben

I was behind Bill McKibben in the grocery store today. Bill McKibben! We were in the express line of the local Hannaford’s, me holding pesto and organic bananas, some birthday …

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Writing From the Outside In: On Activism

I have been thinking a lot about activism this week, in part because so much has been going on: the anti-rape marches at UVA, the racial protests in Ferguson and …

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Inspiring Activism with a Soft Touch: Scott Russell Sanders’ Earth Works

Scott Russell Sanders’ Earth Works: Selected Essays is a book of the author’s collected works spanning thirty years of his writing career, and covering a wide range of topics and …

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Terry Tempest Williams’ Refuge: A Lesson in Braided Form

Terry Tempest Williams’ Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place is a touchstone for the use of the natural landscape to tell a human story.  Williams’ book, released in …

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