The Sierra Club Nature Writing Handbook: A Creative Guide
This newest volume in the Sierra Club's acclaimed The series includes autobiographical writings, essays, short stories, and poetry that communicate a passion for nature which enhances our appreciation of a wide range of landscapes and wildlife. Diverse in mood and setting, the nineteen selections, including seven in print for the first time, represent the best of the genre.
Readers will delight in Chip Rawlins's memoir of life in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming, Dan O'Brien's tale of falconry on the Great Plains, David Rains Wallace's exploration of the Darien, Barry Lopez's essay on the coral reefs of the Caribbean island of Bonaire, and Marybeth Holleman's evocative essay on St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea.
Other contributors are Rick Bass, SueEllen Campbell, Lisa Couturier, John Daniel, Jan Grover, Penny Harter, Adele Ne Jame, Homer Kizer, W. S. Merwin, David Petersen, April N. Rieveschl, Alianor True, Louise Wagenknecht, and Terry Tempest Williams.
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I vote for good writer's conferences, of which there are several. Whatever the
merit of his other statements, Guthrie makes a legitimate point in the last
sentence about conferences (he participated as a student at the Bread Loaf
Conference in ...
367 Charleston Writers' Conference (spring) College of Charleston Charleston,
SC 29424 803- 792-5664 The Deep South Writers' Conference (September) USL
Box 44691 University of Southwestern Louisiana Lafayette, LA 70504-4691 ...
... Writers' Conference (October) Kent State University/Stark Campus 6000 Frank
Avenue, Northwest Canton, OH 44720 216-499-9600 Napa Valley Writers'
Conference (July/August) Office of Community Education Napa Valley College