R310. What Is Found In Nature: On Writing Wilderness and Other Ecological Essays
Thursday, March 28, 2019
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Allen Gee currently holds the Donald L. Jordan Endowed Professorship in creative writing at Columbus State University. He is the Editor of 2040 Books, a multicultural imprint, and is the author of My Chinese-America. His essays and stories have appeared in numerous journals.
Renata Golden is a nonfiction writer living in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The owner of a technical writing company, she has published several books on cloud computing and data center management. She is currently at work on a personal essay collection on the Chiricahua Mountains in southeastern Arizona.
J. Drew Lanham is a Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology at Clemson University. The author of The Homeplace- Memoirs of a Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature and Sparrow Envy - Poems. He's intrigued with how ethnic prisms bend perceptions of nature and its care.
Valerie Wayson is a writer and teacher who’s taught in Iraqi Kurdistan, Madagascar, and Texas. She holds an MFA from Georgia College and is pursuing a PhD in Creative Nonfiction at Texas Tech University.
Sean Hill, the author of two books of poems, Dangerous Goods and Blood Ties & Brown Liquor, is an assistant professor at UA-Fairbanks. His honors and awards include a fellowship from the NEA. His poems have appeared in journals and in anthologies including Black Nature and Villanelles.