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Writers@Drew Presents David Gessner

February 28, 2013 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Writers@Drew presents a reading by David Gessner

Thursday, February 28, 2013
4:30-5:30pm in the Founders Room, Mead Hall

The reading will be followed by a Q&A with the author and light refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by the Drew Environmental Studies and English Departments

David Gessner is the author of eight books, including My Green Manifesto, The Tarball Chronicles, Sick of Nature, The Prophet of Dry Hill, and Return of the Osprey, which was chosen by the Boston Globe as one of the top ten nonfiction books of the year and the Book-of-the-Month club as one of its top books of the year. The Globe called it a “classic of American Nature Writing.” In 2006 he won a Pushcart Prize; in 2007 he won the John Burroughs Award for Best Natural History Essay; and in 2008 his essay, “The Dreamer Does Not Exist,” was chosen for The Best American Nonrequired Reading. His work has appeared in many magazines and journals including The New York Times Magazine, The Boston Globe, Outside, The Georgia Review, The Harvard Review, and Orion. He has taught environmental writing at Harvard, and is currently an associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where he founded the national literary journal, Ecotone.

Details

Date:
February 28, 2013
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Venue

Mead Hall- Founders Room
Phone:
973-408-3000
36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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Organizer

Writers@Drew
Phone:
917-690-2908
Email:
Website:
http://www.drew.edu/english/
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