Schedule of Events
Monday, February 27
Noon, Meyer Auditorium: Reading by Tahitian artist and writer Rai Chaze, author of Avant la saison des pluies and Vai: la rivière au ciel sans nuages.
4 PM, Meyer Auditorium: Reading by poet Ed Roberson, author of City Eclogue and To See the Earth Before the End of the World.
7 PM, Meyer Auditorium: Reading by memoirist and environmental prose writer Mark Spitzer, author of After the Orange Glow and Season of the Gar.
Tuesday, February 28
Noon, Meyer Auditorium: Panel discussion on contemporary ecopoetics with poets Brenda Iijima and Ed Roberson and critic John Elder, moderated by Professor Joshua Corey.
4 PM, McCormick Auditorium: Reading by novelist Lucy Ferriss, author of The Lost Daughter and other works.
7:30 PM, Calvin Durand Hall: Reading by 2012-2013 Madeline P. Plonsker Emerging Writer in Residence Elizabeth Gentry, to be followed by a reading by fiction writer Kate Bernheimer, author of The Complete Tales of Merry Gold, the children’s book The Girl in the Castle Inside the Museum, and editor of My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales.
Wednesday, February 29
4 PM, Meyer Auditorium: Reading by poet Brenda Iijima, author of revv. you’ll—ution and If Not Metamorphic and editor of eco language reader.
7:30 PM, Meyer Auditorium: Keynote address by John Elder, environmental critic and author of Imagining the Earth: Poetry and the Vision of Nature, The Frog Run: Word and Wildness in the Vermont Woods, Reading the Mountains of Home, and other books on the intersections of poetry and ecology.