Milkweed Presents: Landscape and Literary Culture, Moderated by Elena Passarello
Kazim Ali was born in the United Kingdom and has lived transnationally. His books encompass multiple genres, including poetry (most recently The Voice of Sheila Chandra, Alice James Books, 2020, and Inquisition, Wesleyan University Press, 2018); nonfiction (most recently Northern Light, Milkweed Editions, 2021, and Silver Road, Tupelo Press, 2018); and fiction (most recently Citadel of Whispers, Chooseco, 2021, and The Secret Room, Kaya Press, 2017). He is also an accomplished translator and an editor of several anthologies and books of criticism.
Kerri ní Dochartaigh
Kerri ní Dochartaigh is the author of Thin Places, which was selected as an Indies Introduce title for Winter/Spring 2022 and was highly commended by the Wainwright Prize 2021. She has written for the Guardian, the Irish Times, the BBC, and others. She lives in Cornwall with her family.
Photo Credit: Manus Kenny
Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of World of Wonders (essays), Barnes and Noble’s Book of the Year, and four books of poetry, most recently Oceanic. Awards for her writing include Guggenheim and NEA fellowships. She is the poetry editor of the Sierra Club’s SIERRA magazine and teaches in the MFA program at the University of Mississippi.
Elena Passarello is the author of two essay collections, the most recent of which, Animals Strike Curious Poses, made the year-end Best Book lists in New York Times, the Guardian, and Publisher’s Weekly. In 2018, Outside listed her among its “25 Essential Authors Writing about the Wild.” The winner of a Whiting Award, her recent essays appear in Audubon and National Geographic. She teaches at Oregon State University and appears weekly on the PRX radio program LiveWire!