“Writing Nature: From a Female POV—How it could save the world” (Salon Rose)

How do female writers portray nature in works of fiction and essays? How does culture color that perspective? Nature writing has long been the domain of primarily white male writers. Today, women are staking their claim on the genre in original ways. How does their perspective enrich what the Scottish author Kathleen Jamie has called […]

Author readings followed by documentary shorts film screening (Cinema Castillet)

Panelists who spoke on the Nature Writing panel earlier this morning, along with invited guests, will be reading a selection of their work. A variety of film shorts will be screened after their readings. Short Films “I follow rivers” Synopsis This piece is a personal exploration of the perceived/false distinction that exists between humanity and […]

Claudia Casper

Claudia Casper

Claudia Casper is the author of four novels. Her most recent, The Mercy Journals, a post climate change, post apocalyptic, story about murder, memory, and the evolution of the new, won the 2017 Philip K. Dick Award for distinguished science fiction. Human evolution is a driving theme in all her work, starting with her best […]