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Orion Bread Loaf Conference for Environmental Writers

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Excited to be attending this year’s Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference at Middlebury College in Ripton, Vermont from June 1-7. A bit about the conference:

“The Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference is an annual week-long writers’ conference, based on the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference model, that’s designed to hone the skills of people interested in producing literary writing about the environment and the natural world. The conference is cosponsored by the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Orion magazine, and Middlebury College’s Environmental Studies Program. 

… This week-long conference of workshops, classes, lectures, readings, and discussions is for writers who want to improve their writing about the environment; for writers who seek to become better advocates for the environment through their writing; for poets who are drawn to writing about the natural world; for teachers and scholars who wish to write for a more general readership; and for environmental professionals who want to bring better writing skills to bear on their work.”

I’ll be part of the non-fiction workshop led by Craig Childs, author of Apocalyptic Planet (which won the 2013 Orion Book Award), along with other writers interested in using their craft to connect with and advocate for the natural world.

Click for the List of Faculty and Guests


Featured image by Abrget47j  from wikimedia.org

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