S116. Green Writers Press Celebrates 5th Anniversary Reading

Meeting Room 1, Marriott Waterside, Second Floor
Saturday, March 10, 2018
9:00 am to 10:15 am

 

Green Writers Press, a small, Vermont-based publishing company, is dedicated to spreading environmental awareness by publishing authors who proliferate messages of hope and renewal through place-based writing and environmental activism. In just five years, Green Writers Press has expanded significantly, publishing such authors as Julia Alvarez, Chard deNiord, John Elder, and Clarence Major. This event will be a lively reading from poets, novelists, and essayists from the press and The Hopper.

Moderator:

Dede Cummings won the Mary Dunning Thwing Award at Middlebury. Her poetry has been published in Mademoiselle, Connotation Press, and other literary magazines. Her collection To Look Out From won the 2016 Homebound Publications Poetry Prize. She lives in Vermont, where she runs Green Writers Press.

Tim Weed is the author of a novel, Will Poole’s Island, named one of Bank Street College of Education’s Best Books of the Year, and a short story collection, A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing. He teaches at GrubStreet and in the MFA writing program at Western Connecticut State University.

Ellen Skowronski-Polito is a freelance translator, editor, and writer. Awarded the ASLE Translation Grant 2016, Ellen has published various essays and translations in Ecozon@ and other ecoliterary publications. She received her MA in Spanish literature from NYU (Madrid/NY).

Raquel Vasquez Gilliland is a Mexican American poet and painter. She is most inspired by the lineages of heirloom seeds and old family folktales. The name of her first poetry collection is Dirt and Honey.

Ellene Glenn Moore is the author of the chapbook The Dark Edge of the Bluff. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Florida International University, where she was a John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fellow in Poetry, and a BA in creative writing from Carnegie Mellon University.

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March 7–10, 2018
Tampa, FL

Tampa Convention Center & Marriott Tampa Waterside

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