The human relationship to place is dynamic, and so is the writing that grows out of that fundamental connection. How is the genre we call nature writing changing? What are the most interesting evolutions of the form? What kind of nature writing does the world need now?
Join two acclaimed writers whose work has appeared in Orion, Robert Macfarlane and Rebecca Solnit, for a far-ranging discussion of how nature writing is evolving on both sides of the Atlantic.
Rebecca Solnit is the author of fifteen books about art, landscape, public and collective life, ecology, politics, hope, meandering, reverie, and memory. She is a contributing editor at Orion and Harper’s and frequent contributor to Tomdispatch.com. Robert Macfarlane is the author of the award-winning Mountains of the Mind, The Wild Places, and The Old Ways. He lives in Cambridge and was Chair of the 2013 Man Booker Prize.
Moderated by Orion‘s Editor, Jennifer Sahn, this live web event is free and open to all December 5, at 3 p.m. Eastern/noon Pacific, and at 8 p.m. GMT. Register here.
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