David Gessner, Author Talk and Book Launch for Quiet Desperation, Savage Delight: Sheltering with Thoreau in the Age of Crisis

Date: 
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Zoom
Savage Delight: Sheltering with Thoreau in the Age of Crisis

Thursday, June 3, 2021, 6pm, Zoom. Register here for the program.

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David Gessner is the author of twelve books that blend a love of nature, humor, memoir, and environmentalism, including Leave It As It Is: A Journey Through Theodore Roosevelt’s American Wilderness and the New York Times-bestselling All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner and the American West and the prize-winning The Tarball Chronicles. In 2003, Gessner taught Environmental Writing as a Briggs-Copeland Lecturer at Harvard, and he now serves as Chair of the Creative Writing Department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where he is also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the literary magazine, Ecotone. He was awarded a Pushcart Prize, the John Burroughs Award for Best Nature Essay, the Association for Study of Literature and the Environment’s award for Best Book of Creative Writing, and the Reed Award for Best Book on the Southern Environment. In 2017 he hosted the National Geographic Explorer show, “The Call of the Wild.”

 

David Gessner